Corona Update

77 more die, 4,334 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

27 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Seventy-seven more people died from coronavirus infections and 4,334 cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Saturday morning.

The death toll rose to 14,053 and the infection cases totaled 8,83,138 in the country so far, the health directorate disclosed the information in a press release on Saturday.

Of the deceased, 17 more people died at the corona unit of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours.

Nine more people died at two different hospitals in Khulna in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Saturday.

Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital's nodal person Dr Suhas Ranjan Haldar said that the seven people died in the red zone of the hospital in the past 24 hours.

On the other hand, as many as 29 new patients have been admitted to the hospital while 40 discharged after recovery from the disease in the past 24 hours.

Nineteen patients are currently undergoing treatment in the hospital’s ICU unit and another 156 in the general ward.

The first case of coronavirus infection was reported in the country on March 8 last year.

Coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year.