RAJSHAHI: With detection of 239 new more positive cases in seven districts on Thursday, the total number of Covid-19 infected patients in Rajshahi division reached 8,025, said a Covid-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report here on Friday, reports BSS.
Referring to the divisional level daily report, Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya, Divisional Director of Health, said, of the total new positive cases, highest 57 were detected in Bogura district followed by 54 in Rajshahi including 50 in its city.Apart from this, 42 people have also tested positive for Covid-19 in Sirajgonj followed by 39 in Naogaon, 35 in Chapainawabgonj, seven in Natore and five in Joypurhat districts on the same day.
With the new detected cases, the district-wise break-up of reported Covid-19 cases now stood at 1,469 in Rajshahi including 1,135 in its city, 157 in Chapainawabganj, 626 in Naogaon, 264 in Natore, 516 in Joypurhat, 3,608 in Bogura, 786 in Sirajganj and 599 in Pabna districts.
Of the total infected patients, 3,061 have, so far, recovered from the deadly disease with 107 fatalities including 66 in Bogura and 13 in Rajshahi and 729 others were undergoing treatment in hospitals in the division till Thursday 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.