Three more die of corona in port city

Staff Correspondent

10 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Three more people died of Covid-19 in the district on Saturday.

With this, the death toll from this highly contagious virus here rose to 243.    

Besides, 73 more people tested positive for the virus at the five existing testing centres in the district on the day. 

Of the patients, 65 are from the city and eight from different upazilas in the district.

Chattogram district Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said 418 samples were tested at the five labs, and 73 of them were found positive.

Besides, 69 more patients recovered from the Covid-19 on Saturday, he said.

A total of 15,064 persons tested corona positive while 243 of them died and 3,130 recovered in district till Saturday.

Of the patients, 10,603 are from the city and 4,461 from different upazilas.