Nine more people have died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours at Kushtia General Hospital, health officials said Saturday morning.
Of the deceased, eight were confirmed Covid patients while one had symptoms.
As of Saturday morning, some 191 patients are being treated at the Covid unit of the hospital.
During this period, some 62 people tested positive for Covid of the 292 samples tested samples.
So far, 16,735 Covid-19 infected people have been identified in the district, of which 13,264 people have recovered and 662 died.