CHATTOGRAM: Five more corona patients died in Chattogram on Tuesday.
With this, 178 people died from this highly contagious virus in Chattogram so far.Among the deceased, one is from the city and four from upazila.
Besides, 372 more patients were detected as corona positive at the seven existing testing centres in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday.
Of the patients, 259 are from the city and 113 from different upazilas in the district.
Chattogram district Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said that 1,345 samples were tested at the seven labs, and 372 of them were found as positive.
A total of 323 persons are now at isolation while 642 at home-quarantine in Chattogram, he said.
Besides, 41 more patients recovered from the covid-19, he added.Mentionable, a total of 8,852 persons were detected as corona positive while 178 of them died and 1,065 recovered in Chattogram district till Wednesday.
Of the patients, 69 per cent are from the city and 31 per cent from different upazilas in the district.
The Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Chattogram General Hospital, Chattogram Medical College Hospital, Chattogram Field Hospital, Holy Crescent Hospital, Railway Hospital, Maa O Shishu Hospital and Bangabandhu Memorial Hospital are providing treatment to the corona patients in Chattogram.