BHOLA: A total of 24 people were tested positive for coronavirus from Sunday morning to Monday morning after testing 125 samples at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital Covid-19 laboratory.
Of the total positive cases, 17 are in Sadar upazila, three in Daulatkhan upazila, one in Tajumuddin upazila and three in Borhanuddin upazila of the district.The total number of infected people in the district stood at 1,545 while the number of recovery cases at 1,064, civil surgeon of the district Dr Syed Rezaul Islam said.
A total of 17 persons have so far died of Covid-19 in the district, Dr Syed Rezaul Islam said.
The health experts of the district urged all to follow the health rules strictly and use masks to prevent the spread of the lethal virus.
Dr Syed Rezaul Islam said 34 infected persons are now undergoing treatment at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital and Tajumuddin upazila health complex, 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 lethal infection.