NOAKHALI: As many as 163 more people contacted novel coronavirus in the district in the last 24 hours until Friday morning.
A total of 536 samples were tested for coronavirus where 30.41 per cent were found positive.So far, 13,499 virus cases were reported in the district.
District civil surgeon office confirmed the matter in a Facebook post on Friday afternoon.
Meanwhile, two persons died from coronavirus and taking the total death toll to 162.
So far, 8,280 patients made recovery here.