Covid claims 15 more lives in Bogura


21st July, 2021 07:37:12 PM printer

Covid claims 15 more lives in Bogura

Fifteen more people died of Covid-19 related reasons at three different hospitals in Bogura in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Wednesday.

While seven were confirmed Covid-19 patients, eight showed symptoms of the virus, the officials said.

Among the seven confirmed cases, two each died at Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College (Hospital and Khalilur Mohammad Ali Hospital and the remaining three at TMSS hospital.

Besides, the district logged as many as 95 fresh Covid cases during this time after testing 375.

The positivity rate in the district currently stands at 25.33%, which was 27.77% a day before.

So far, 17,587 people have been found positive in the district, while 523 people have died of Covid-19.

Medical Officer of Bogra Civil Surgeon's Office Dr. Sajjad-ul- Haque confirmed these  in an online briefing on Wednesday.