KHULNA: In spite of an increasing trend in the daily number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in recent weeks, the recovery rate also rises and currently stands at 62.47 percent in the division.
“A total of 7,808 Covid-19 patients healed till Monday out of total 12,498 infected patients and the recovery rate stands at 62.47 percent,” Divisional Director (Health) in Khulna division Dr. Rasheda Sultana told BSS on Tuesday.The district-wise break-up of the total 7,808 recovered patients stands at 2,844 in Khulna, 1,220 in Kushtia, 1,086 in Jashore, 476 in Narail, 474 in Bagerhat, 462 in Satkhira, 456 in Jhenaidah, 337 in Magura, 335 in Chuadanga and 118 in Meherpur districts.
Talking to the agency, Assistant Director (Health) Dr Ferdousi Akter said 248 more Covid-19 infected patients recovered on Monday raising their total number to 7,808 in all ten districts of the division. Health officials said the total number of infected patients climbed to 12,498 as 50 new people were reported positive after testing 94 collected samples at three Covid-19 laboratories in the division last 24 hours till Tuesday noon.
Of the newly detected Covid-19 patients, 24 are in Khulna, 15 in Chuadanga, seven in Kushtia, two in Jhenaidah, one each in Meherpur and Narail districts in the division.