RAJSHAHI: With detection of 262 new more positive cases in seven districts on Saturday, the total number of Covid-19 infected patients in Rajshahi division jumped to 6,851, said a Covid-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report here on Sunday, reports BSS.
Quoting the divisional level daily report here, Divisional Director of Health Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya said, of the total new positive cases, 96 were detected in Rajshahi and 61 in Bogura districts only.Besides, 30 people also tested positive for Covid-19 in Sirajgonj followed by 29 in Natore, 26 in Pabna and 17 in Naogaon on the same day. With the new detected cases, the district-wise break-up of reported Covid-19 cases now stood at 1,085 in Rajshahi, 101 in Chapainawabganj, 559 in Naogaon, 244 in Natore, 454 in Joypurhat, 3,307 in Bogura, 627 in Sirajganj and 474 in Pabna districts.
Of the total infected patients, 1,940 have, so far, recovered from the deadly disease with 95 deaths including 61 in Bogura and 608 others were undergoing treatment in hospitals in the division till Sunday morning.
Following detection of new Covid-19 cases, the respective houses of the infected persons in different areas in the division were placed on 14-day lockdown according to the health-related guidelines.