Kushtia General Hospital on Saturday morning reported nine more Covid-related deaths in 24 hours.
Eight of the deceased were confirmed Covid-19 patients while the remaining one showed symptoms of the virus, said statistics officer of Kushtia General Hospital, Md Mejbaul Alam.
The positivity rate currently stands at 34.24%.
A total of 227 people with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the leading medical facility.
So far, 15,694 people have been infected with the virus in the district, while the death toll from Covid topped 608.
On the other hand, 11,979 people have recovered from Covid to date.