Covid-19 Outbreak

Two more die, 119 infected in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

6 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Two more patients died from coronavirus infections in the district on Tuesday.

With this, a total of 236 people died from the deadly virus in Chattogram so far.

Besides, 119 more patients were detected as corona positive at the five testing centres in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar on that day.

Of the patients, 85 are from the city and 34 from different upazilas in the district.

Chattogram district Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said that 680 samples were tested at the five labs, and 119 of them were found as positive.

Besides, 120 more patients recovered from the Covid-19 on Tuesday, he said.

Mentionable, a total of 14,625 persons were detected as corona positive while 236 of them died and 2,715 recovered in Chattogram district till Tuesday.

Of them, 10,253 are from the city and 4,372 from different upazilas in the district.

The Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Disease, Chattogram General Hospital, Chattogram Medical College Hospital, Chattogram Field Hospital, Holy Crescent Hospital, Railway Hospital, Maa-Shishu O General Hospital, Bangabandhu Memorial Hospital and eight private isolation centres are providing treatment to the corona patients in the port city.