The highest sixteen deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours till on Saturday morning while 305 were tested virus positive in the district.
Civil Surgeon office sources said the number of Covid-19 cases rose to 15,667 as 309 deaths were reported so far in the district.Dr. Tansiv Zubayer, Medical Officer of the Civil Surgeon office said the highest single day death of 16 due to Covid-19 was recorded, BSS reports.
A total of 12,497 patients, so far, have recovered and 406 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals.
Meanwhile, the infection rate is 31.73 percent in last 24 hours while the death rate is 1.97 percent, the sources added.