NEWS in brief

Five more die of corona, record 523 infected in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

11 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Five more patients died of Covid-19 in the district on Friday.

Besides, highest number of 523 patients tested positive for coronavirus in a single day after recording the first case on April 3 last year.

With these, a total of 414 people died and 44,091 were infected with the highly contagious virus in Chattogram so far. Of the infected patients, 429 were from the city and 94 from different upazilas in the district.

Sources in the Chattogram district Civil Surgeon office said that a total of 2,791 samples were tested at the seven laboratories and 523 of them were found as positive on Friday.

It may be mentioned that a total of 34,700 patients recovered from the disease in Chattogram district until Friday.