BHOLA: A number of five more people were diagnosed with corona positive in the last 24 hours till Friday noon in the district after testing 40 samples at Bhola 250-bed General Hospital.
Of the new positive cases, three are in Sadar upazila and two in Borhanuddin upazila of the district.The total number of infected people in the district stood at 1,920 while the number of recovery cases at 1,790, the civil surgeon said.
A total of 26 persons have so far died of corona 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 six 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.