NOAKHALI: As many as 111 more people contacted novel coronavirus in the district on Monday.
District civil surgeon Dr Masum Iftekhar said 32 cases were reported in Sadar, 39 in Begumganj, 15 in Companiganj, nine in Kabirhat, seven in Sonaimuri, three in Senbag and Hatia each, two in Chatkhil, and one in Subarnachar upazila.So far, a total of 6,206 were infected with COVID-19 in Noakhali while 5,525 made recovery and 589 are in isolation.
In the last 24 hours, 647 samples were tested in two coronavirus testing laboratories, yielding 17.16 per cent positivity rate.
Till now, 92 people died of coronavirus in the district.
Meanwhile, on the first day of the lockdown, no large crowd was seen in the markets of the district town in the morning. A few numbers of auto-rickshaw and vehicles are plying on different roads.