62.70pc corona patients cured in Khulna

7 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: In spite of increasing trend in the daily number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in recent weeks, the recovery rate also rises and currently stands at 62.70 percent in the division, reports BSS.

“A total of 8,301 Covid-19 patients healed till Monday out of total 13,239 infected patients and the recovery rate stands at 62.70 percent,” Divisional Director (Health) in Khulna division Dr. Rasheda Sultana told the agency on Thursday.

The total 8,301 recovered Covid-19 patients include 2,860 in Khulna, 1,294 in Kushtia, 1175 in Jashore, 557 in Narail, 474 in Bagerhat, 498 in Satkhira, 586 in Jhenaidah, 358 in Magura, 374 in Chuadanga and 125 in Meherpur districts.

Talking to the agency, Assistant Director (Health) Dr. Ferdoushi Akter said 223 more Covid-19 infected patients recovered in last 24 hours till Thursday noon raising their total number to 8,301 in all ten districts of the division.

Health officials said the total number of infected patients climbed to 13,239 as 421 new people were reported positive after testing 582 collected samples at three Covid-19 laboratories in the division last 24 hour till Thursday.