157 corona patients recover in Rangpur div

21 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: A total of 157 coronavirus (Covid-19) patients were released after their recovery among a total of 630 infected people in all eight districts of Rangpur division till 8 am on Wednesday, reports BSS.

“The percentage of recovered coronavirus patients stands at 24.92 in the division,” Focal Person of Covid-19 and Assistant Director (Health) for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui told the agency. The total number of coronavirus patients rose to 630 after 27 new people were tested as positive on Thursday following tests of 376 samples conducted at the two Covid-19 Laboratories located at Rangpur and Dinajpur.

“The district-wise break up of the Covid-19 patients now stands at 294 in Rangpur, 24 in Panchagarh, 64 in Nilphamari, 28 in Lalmonirhat, 57 in Kurigram, 40 in Thakurgaon, 98 in Dinajpur and 25 Gaibandha districts in the division,” Dr. Siddiqui said. At the same time, the 157 recovered patients include 49 of Rangpur, eight of Panchagarh, 20 of Nilphamari, five of Lalmonirhat, 17 of Kurigram, 22 of Thakurgaon, 14 of Dinajpur and 22 of Gaibandha districts in the division, he added.