Corona cases reach 1,183 in Rangpur division

3 June, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: The number of coronavirus (Covid-19) patients rapidly climbed to 1,183 with 48 new positive cases reported during the last 24 hours till 8 am on Tuesday in Rangpur division, reports BSS.

Health officials said the new 48 patients were found after testing of 376 collected samples at the two Covid-19 Laboratories in Rangpur, Dinajpur of Rangpur division on Monday.

Of them, 16 new infected patients of different places in Rangpur, Gaibandha and Kurigram districts were reported on Monday after diagnosing 188 samples at the Covid-19 Laboratory at Rangpur Medical College (RpMC) in Rangpur city.

“The 16 new patients include 13 of Rangpur, two of Gaibandha and one Kurigram districts” Chief of Divisional Coronavirus Service and Prevention Task Force and Principal of RpMC Professor Dr. AKM Nurunnabi Lyzu told the agency on Tuesday.