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Chattogram records highest-ever Covid cases and deaths in a day

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 27th July, 2021 12:12:02 PM
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Chattogram records highest-ever Covid cases and deaths in a day

Chattogram district recorded its highest number of deaths and cases from Covid-19 during 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

The district has recorded 1,310 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the tally to 77,571.

A total of 18 people died from coronavirus infections in the division over the period, taking the number of total deaths to 915.

A total of 1,310 coronavirus patient were found after testing 3,389 samples at 10 labs in the 24 hours. Among them, 833 are from the port city while 477 are from different upazilas.

The positivity rate in the district is 38.65 percent, the civil surgeon's office said.

In total, 77,521 people – 58,323 from the city and 19,198 from various upazilas -- have been infected with Covid-19 in the district till today.

So far, 915 Covid patients died in the district. Among them, 554 were from the city and the rest from different upazilas.