Ctg reports record 662 corona cases

Staff Correspondent

7 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: With the increasing number of corona patients, the situation continues to worsen everyday breaking the previous records in Chattogram city and district.

A total of 662 people were infected with the lethal virus while nine more died in the district in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. It is the highest detection of Covid-19 in a single day in Chattogram after recording the first case on April 3 last year, sources said.

A total of 559 people were infected with the virus on Monday and it was the second highest in a single day.

The detection rate is 35.02 per cent against 34.12 per cent of Monday last.

Of the dead patients, seven were from different upazilas in the district and two from the city. Of the infected patients, 449 were from the city and 213 from different upazilas.