As many as 28 more people have died of Covid-19 in Barishal division in the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday.
Besides, some 624 new cases were detected during the period, said divisional health director Basudeb Kumar Das, UNB reported.
The fresh cases have taken the division’s death tally to 528 and the caseload to 37,622.
Of the recent Covid fatalities, 16 people died at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital while others passed away in district and upazila health complexes, said Basudeb.
Currently, 280 Covid patients are undergoing treatment at the 300-bed Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital. Meanwhile, 36 new Covid patients have been admitted to the hospital’s Covid unit in the past 24 hours, the officials said.
So far, 336 people have died of Covid-19 and 845 with symptoms at the hospital.