BHOLA: A total of 27 people were diagnosed as coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours after testing 72 samples at 250-bed General Hospital Covid-19 laboratories in the district town.
Of the total, 16 are in Sadar upazila, seven in Borhanuddin upazila, one in Daulatkhan, two in Charfashion upazila and one in Tajumuddin upazila of the district.The total number of infected people in the district stood at 1,330 while the number of recovery cases at 1,020, said civil surgeon of the district Dr Syed Rezaul Islam Saturday afternoon.
The health experts of the district urged all to follow the health rules strictly and use masks to prevent spread of the new wave of the lethal virus.
Civil Surgeon of the district Dr Syed Rezaul Islam said 18 infected persons are now undergoing treatment at Sadar Hospital and rest of the infected persons are now undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors from their respective upazila health complexes.
He urged everyone to be more aware to prevent this infection.