NOAKHALI: As many as 114 more people contacted novel coronavirus in Noakhali district in the last 24 hours till Friday morning, taking the total cases to 8,972.
Meanwhile, one corona infected patient died. So far, a total of 123 died from coronavirus.
District civil surgeon Dr Masum Iftekhar confirmed the matter on Friday morning.
Among the new cases, 78 cases were reported in Sadar. Around 50 houses were put on lockdown in Noakhali municipality in the last week as the deadly virus is increasing at alarming rate in Noakhali Sadar.
A total of 6,770 persons made recovery from the virus in the district.
Currently, 2,034 are in isolation and 47 are undergoing treatment at the makeshift hospital dedicated for coronavirus patients at Shaheed Bhulu Stadium in Sadar.