At least eight people died at corona unit of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours.
RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani came up with the information on Saturday morning.
Among the dead, those who died at corona unit of the hospital in the past 24 hours, two were from Rajshahi, two from Chapainawabganj, two from Natore, two from Naogaon and one from Pabna.
The hospital director said nine patients took admission at the corona unit of RMCH in the last 24 hours.
Currently, 177 patients are undergoing treatment against 418 corona dedicated beds in RMCH, he said.