188 more test positive for corona in Ctg

29 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A total of 188 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours until Saturday after testing 1,292 samples at six Covid-19 laboratories in the district, reports BSS.

Among the newly detected patients, 160 are from Chattogram city and 28 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The number of coronavirus (Covid-19) positive cases reached at 24,792 amid the rising trend in the daily infection rate in recent days only in the district, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS on Saturday.

Among the total infected patients, 18,871 are the residents of the port city and the remaining 5,905 are residents of different upazilas of the district. With the healing of 105 more infected patients on Saturday, a total of 18,793 coronavirus patients have so far recovered from Covid-19 and the percentage of recovery rate stands at 76.11 in the district, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram said.


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