A number of 108 more persons were diagnosed with COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours in the district after testing 417 samples at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital COVID-19 laboratory.
Among the new positive cases, 79 are in Sadar upazila, 13 in Borhanuddin upazila, 12 in Charfashion upazila and four in Daulatkhan upazila of the district, civil surgeon of the district Dr. K M Shafiquzzaman, told BSS this afternoon.
The total number of infected people in the district stood at 4,849 while the number of recovery cases at 2,731, the civil surgeon said.
Meanwhile, a total of 48 patients recovered from COVID-19 during this period.
A total of 52 persons have so far died of COVID-19 in the district, he added.
Dr. K M Shafiquzzaman said infected 88 persons are now undergoing treatment at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital, rest of the infected persons are now undergoing treatment at home quarantine under the supervision of doctors from their respective upazila health complexes.
The health expert of the district urged all to follow the health rules strictly and use masks to prevent the spread of the lethal virus.