24,411 recover from corona in Rajshahi

13 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: With the recovery of 10 more coronavirus infected persons on Thursday, the total number of cured patients from (Covid-19) reached 24,411 in the division, reports BSS.

According to an official report published on Friday, a total of 3,012 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at designated hospitals here.

Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health, said the death toll from the virus rose to 398, including 252 in Bogura and 55 in Rajshahi, with no fatality reported afresh for the sixth consecutive day today.

Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 6,599 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 5,962 have already been released.

Meanwhile, with the detection of 20 new positive cases in four districts here on Thursday, the infection figure is almost similar to the previous couple of days, the total number of infected patients rose to 25,809, Dr Habibul said.

Of the new positive cases, the highest 10 were detected in Rajshahi city, followed by five in Naogaon, four in Bogura and one in Sirajganj districts.

With the newly detected cases, the district-wise break-up of the Covid-19 patients now stand at 6,123 in Rajshahi including 4,626 in its city, 829 in Chapainawabganj, 1,647 in Naogaon, 1,255 in Natore, 1,370 in Joypurhat, 10,046 in Bogura, 2,800 in Sirajganj and 1,739 in Pabna.

On the other hand, 35 more persons have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 11 were released from quarantine in the division over the last 24 hours till 8 am today.

A total of 66,259 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since March 10 last year to prevent community transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Of them, 65,317 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their respective 14-day quarantine period.