Seven more die of corona, 302 new cases detected in Ctg

18 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A total of seven patients died of Covid-19 while 302 people tested positive from coronavirus in the last 24 hours at six Covid-19 laboratories in the district, reports BSS.

The infection rate is 29.43 percent. Among the infected patients, 226 are from Chattogram city and 76 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The number of coronavirus deaths in Chattogram reached 452, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS on Saturday.

Among the reported fatalities, 335 were the residents of the port city and the rest were from different upazilas of the district.

Health officials said the number of Covid-19 cases speedily rose to 46,682 in Chattogram district where the infection and causality rate continues rising hurriedly again in recent weeks.

“The infection rate is showing a quickly rising trend again,” Focal Person of Covid-19 Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said.