BHOLA: A number of 12 more people were diagnosed with Covid-19 positive in the last 24 hours in the district after testing 54 samples at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital Covid-19 laboratory.
Of the new positive cases, seven are in Sadar upazila, four in Borhanuddin upazila and one in Daulatkhan upazila of the district.Meanwhile, seven patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the district, civil surgeon of the district Dr Syed Rezaul Islam said.
The total number of infected people in the district stood at 1,896 while the number of recovery cases at 1,759, the civil surgeon said.
A total of 26 persons have so far died of Covid-19 in the district, Dr Syed Rezaul Islam told.
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 infected 13 persons are now undergoing treatment at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital, 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.