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13 die in MMCH’s Covid unit in 24 hours

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 22nd August, 2021 11:15:45 AM
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Thirteen people died while being treated at the Covid unit of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital in 24 hours till 8am on Sunday.

Of them, three were positive for coronavirus infection while the others had symptoms.

 Dr Mohiuddin Khan Moon, focal person of the hospital's Covid unit, confirmed the news.

Ten of them were from Mymensingh, two from Netrakona and one form Tangail. 

Twenty-five patients were admitted to the hospital during this time and 236 people were being treated at the unit till 8 this morning, the doctor said.

In the 24 hours till 8am, 709 samples were tested for Covid-19 in Mymensingh, said Civil Surgeon Dr Nazrul Islam. Among them, 114 tested positive for the virus.

Current positivity rate stands at 16.08 percent.