Thursday, 21 October, 2021

RMCH sees two more fatalities at Covid-19 unit

RMCH sees two more fatalities at Covid-19 unit

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Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded two more fatalities at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am on Friday.

However, the previous day's fatality figure was three, while on September 23 the death figure was just one which was the lowest-ever in the hospital since the second wave of the pandemic hit the country around six months back.

Earlier, the number of casualties was 167 in September, 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June, health officials said.

Fifteen more patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of the hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of admitted patients to 85.

Twenty-one other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit after being cured during the time.

Meanwhile, 17 more people were diagnosed with Covid-19 after testing 359 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on Thursday, showing 5.06 percent positivity rate, which was 6.45 percent on Wednesday.