Friday, 17 September, 2021

Kushtia logs 7 more Covid deaths

Kushtia logs 7 more Covid deaths

Seven more Covid-related deaths were reported at Kushtia General Hospital in the past 24 hours, officials said on Thursday morning.

All the deceased had tested positive for Covid, said statistics officer of Kushtia General Hospital, Md Mejbaul Alam.

Besides, 292 people have tested positive for Covid in the district in the past 24 hours. "Some 1,085 samples were tested during the period," he said.

The positivity rate rose to 26.91%, while the WHO recommends a positivity rate of below 5%.

A total of 191 people with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the leading medical facility, officials said.

So far, 16,587 people have been infected with the virus in the district, while the death toll reached 650.

On the other hand, 12,874 people have recovered from Covid to date.