Khulna division has logged 39 new Covid-related deaths in 24 hours till Saturday morning, as the Delta variant of the deadly coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the country.
According to the divisional health director's office, some 428 new infections were detected in 10 districts of the division during the period.
On Thursday, 36 people died of Covid-19 in the division, while 761 people were found infected with the virus during the period.
In Khulna division, the first case of Covid-19 was detected in Chuadanga on March 19, 2020.
So far, 77,427 people have been recovered from Covid in the division.