A total of 52 people were tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours till Monday 12 noon after diagnosing 177 samples in Bhola and Manikganj districts as the trend of the lethal virus rising suddenly.
In Bhola: A total of 38 people were tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after diagnosing 83 samples at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital Covid-19 laboratories as the trend of the lethal virus rising here suddenly.Of the total, 26 are in Sadar upazila, eight in Lalmohan, two in Borhanuddin, one each in Charfashion and Daulatkhan upazila of the district.
In Manikganj: Some 14 more people have contracted coronavirus in Manikganj last 24 hours.
Dr Rafiqunnahar Banya, medical officer at the district civil surgeon office, confirmed the matter on Tuesday. With the new cases, the number of the virus cases in the district rose to 1,996.
Of the newly infected persons, eight are residents of Sadar upazila while four in Gheor, and one each in Shibaloy and Saturia upazilas.
Dr Rafiqunnahar said samples of 85 people were collected in last 24 hours. Of them, 14 persons tested positive for the virus.
However, 1,836 persons have made recovery from the virus while 35 people died with coronavirus-like symptoms, she added.