Corona infections rise further in Rangpur

12 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: The coronavirus (Covid-19) infection rate started rising again in recent days after showing a declining trend consistently during the last more than two months in Rangpur division.

Health officials said 12 new coronavirus cases were reported after diagnosing 180 samples at the daily infection rate of 6.67 percent on Wednesday raising the number of Covid-19 patients in the division, reports BSS.

“Earlier, the daily infection rates were 5.66 percent on Tuesday, 3.74 percent on Monday, and 2.10 percent on Sunday in the division,” Assistant Director (Health) for Rangpur division said.

Since the beginning, a total of 1,09,606 collected samples of Rangpur division were tested till Wednesday night, and of them, 15,898 people were found Covid-19 positive with an average infection rate of 14.50 percent.