Covid claims 20 more lives in Kushtia


18th July, 2021 11:16:48 AM printer

Covid claims 20 more lives in Kushtia

Twenty more Covid-related deaths were recorded at Kushtia General Hospital in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Sunday.

Of the deceased, 12 had tested positive for Covid while the remaining eight showed symptoms of the virus, said Statistics Officer of Kushtia General Hospital, Md Mejbaul Alam.

Besides, 205 people have been tested positive for coronavirus in the district in the past 24 hours. "Some 988 samples were tested during the period," he said.

The positivity rate currently stands at 20.74 %, which was 31.42 % a day before.

Moreover, a total of 250 patients with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital.

So far, 11,967 people have been infected with the virus in the district, while the death toll stands at 395. On the other hand, 7,720 people have recovered from Covid in the district to date.