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19 more die of Covid at Kushtia General Hospital

19 more die of Covid at Kushtia General Hospital

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Nineteen  more Covid-related deaths were reported in 24 hours at Kushtia General Hospital amid a devastating virus situation across the country.

Of the deceased, 15 were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining four showed symptoms of the virus, said Statistics Officer of Kushtia General Hospital Md Mejbaul Alam.

Besides, 260 people have tested positive for the virus in the district in the past 24 hours and 841 samples were tested during the period, he said.

The positivity rate currently stands at 30.91%.

Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 patients in the hospital has slightly decreased. A total of 208 people with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the leading medical facility.

So far, 13,199 people have been infected with the virus in the district, while the death toll from Covid topped 504. On the other hand, 9,065 people have recovered from Covid to date.