Coronavirus Outbreak

4 more die, 90 infected in port city

Staff Correspondent

23 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Deaths of four more corona patients were reported in Chattogram on Thursday.

With this, 49 corona affected patients died in Chattogram so far.

Among them, two persons died at Chattogram General Hospital on Thursday and two others at the BITID and Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Wednesday.

The deceased ageing from 45 to 65 years were residents of the city’s Kotwali, Bayezid, Firingee Bazar and Sagorika areas.

Besides, a total of 90 more patients were detected as corona positive at three existing testing centres in Chattogram on Thursday.  Of the patients, 77 are from the city and 13 from different upazilas in the district.

Chattogram district Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said that 462 samples were tested at three labs in Chattogram, and 90 of them were found as positive on Thursday.

Mentionable, a total of 1,328 persons were detected as corono positive while 49 of them died and 140 recovered in Chattogram district till Friday.