Corona in Ctg

Death toll rises to 189

Staff Correspondent

6 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Two more corona patients died in Chattogram on Saturday, raising the death toll from this highly contagious virus here to 189.

 Besides, 220 more people tested corona positive at the six existing testing centres in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar on the day.

 Of the patients, 162 are from the city and 58 from different upazilas in the district.

Chattogram district Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said that 1,050 samples were tested at the six labs, and 220 of them were found as positive.

 A total of 344 persons are now at isolation while 741 at home-quarantine in Chattogram, he said.

 Besides, 39 more patients recovered from the covid-19, he added.

 Mentionable, a total of 9,888 persons were detected as corona positive while 189 of them died and 1,195 recovered in Chattogram district till Sunday.

 Of the patients, 6,825 are from the city and 3,063 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.

Meantionable, Chattogram witnessed no death in the COVID-19 on Friday after one month.