Corona cases rise to 11,821 in Rajshahi division

28 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: With detection of 165 new more positive cases in five districts on Sunday, the total number of Covid-19 infected patients in Rajshahi division now jumped to 11,821, said a Covid-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report here on Monday, reports BSS.

Of the total infected patients, 5,941 have, so far, been recovered from the Covid-19 with no more fatality in the last 24 hours in the division. Another 1,166 patients were undergoing treatment in designated hospitals in the division till Monday morning.

Of the total new positive cases, the highest 82 were detected in Rajshahi including 51 in its city followed by 55 in Bogura district, Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya, Divisional Director of Health, said.

Apart from this, 23 people have also tested positive for Covid-19 in Sirajganj and six in Natore districts on the same day.

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 safety guidelines.