Corona cases decline in Rangpur

27 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: A declining trend in the daily number of coronavirus infections has been continuing for the last three consecutive days in the division, reports BSS.

The number of Covid-19 cases has crossed 11,800 mark in Rangpur division on Friday, according to officials.

“The number of coronavirus cases rose to 11,813 with 39 more infections reported on Friday,” Focal Person of Covid-19 and Assistant Director (Health) for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui said on Saturday.

The 39 were diagnosed on Friday after testing 442 samples at three Covid-19 laboratories in Rangpur, Dinajpur and Dhaka while the infection rate of 8.82 percent.

“The daily infection rates were 8.51 percent on Thursday and 8.77 percent on Wednesday against 12.23 percent on Tuesday in the division,” Dr. Siddiqui said, adding that the daily infection rates remained below 10 percent during the last three consecutive days.

The district-wise break-up of the total 11,813 patients now stands at 2,791 in Rangpur, 604 in Panchagarh, 1,042 in Nilphamari, 852 in Lalmonirhat, 893 in Kurigram, 1,114 in Thakurgaon, 3,361 in Dinajpur and 1,156 in Gaibandha under the division.