Wednesday, 29 September, 2021

Barishal division logs 14 deaths in 24 hrs

Barishal division has logged 14 new Covid deaths in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Saturday morning.

Of the deceased, eight were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining showed symptoms of the virus infection.

Of them, 10 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH) alone, the officials said.

Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 469 patients have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.

Besides, 322 people have tested positive for Covid in Barishal division in the past 24 hours.

Of the fresh Covid cases in the division, 119 have been identified in Barisal district alone.

Some 33,144 active Covid patients have been identified in the division to date, according to the officials.

According to SBMCH authorities, 48 more patients have been admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

Moreover, 340 patients with Covid related symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH.