Eight more people died at corona unit of Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) in the last 24 hours.
Of the deceased, three died of Covid-19 while five died of coronavirus-like symptoms.
Corona unit’s focal person Dr Mohiuddin Khan Moon revealed this information on Saturday morning.
Dr Moon said currently 174 patients are undergoing treatment at the Covid-19 unit. Of the patients, 17 are receiving treatment at the ICU. In the last 24 hours, 14 patients were newly hospitalized while 10 people returned home after recovery of Covid-19.
District Civil Surgeon Md Nazrul Islam said 42 people were tested positive for Covid-19 out of 362 sample tests.