CHUADANGA: As many as 14 more people contracted Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the district, taking the total numbers of the virus cases to 1,728 in the district.
Chuadanga civil surgeon Dr ASM Maruf Hasan confirmed the matter on Friday.The test results of 46 samples came from PCR lab of Kushtia Medical College Hospital this morning where 14 found positive for the virus, said the civil surgeon.
Among the newly infected persons, 12 are in Sadar and two in Damurhuda upazila.
A total of ten corona patients are undergoing treatment at isolation unit in Chuadanga Sadar Hospital and 43 are in home quarantine, he added.
Meanwhile, 1,622 virus infected patients made recovery in the district while 53 died in the district.
The first corona patient in the district was reported on March 19 last year.