Nineteen more Covid-related deaths were recorded at Kushtia General Hospital in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.
Of the deceased, 15 were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining four showed symptoms of the virus, said Md Mezbaul Alam, statistics officer at Kushtia General Hospital.
The positivity rate in the district rose to 37.48% from Monday’s 33%.
Besides,182 patients with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital, the official said.
So far, 13,675 people have been found infected in the district, while 535 people have died of Covid-19.
Besides, 9,538 people have recovered in the district so far.