CHATTOGRAM: Six more deaths of covid patient were recorded in Chattogram on Sunday.
With this, a total of 195 people died from the highly contagious virus in Chattogram so far.Besides, 292 more patients were detected as corona positive at the seven existing testing centres in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.
With the patients, a total of 10,180 persons were infected with the Covid-19 in Chattogram after detection of the first case on April 3.
Of the Sunday’s patients, 232 are from the city and 60 from different upazilas in the district.
Chattogram District Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said 1,318 samples were tested at the seven labs, and 292 of them were found as positive.
A total of 311 persons are now at isolation while 752 at home-quarantine in Chattogram, he said.
Around 94 patients are receiving medication at private hospitals while 29 at intensive care units.Besides, 311 suspected patients were also admitted to private hospitals in the city, said the civil surgeon.
However, 21 more patients recovered from the Covid-19 on Sunday last, he added.
Mentionable, a total of 10,180 persons were detected as corona positive while 195 of them died and 1,216 recovered in Chattogram district till Sunday. Of the patients, 7,057 are from the city and 3,123 from different upazilas in the district.