Wednesday, 29 September, 2021
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Barishal div sees 20 new corona deaths

BARISHAL: Barishal division has logged as many as 20 new corona deaths in the past 24 hours toll Friday morning.

Of the deceased, seven were confirmed corona patients while the remaining 13 showed symptoms of the virus.

Of them, 15 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), two each in Pirojpur and Jhalokathi, and one in Patuakhali.

Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 414 patients have died of corona in the division so far.

Besides, 183 people have tested positive for corona in six districts of Barishal division in the past 24 hours.

Of the fresh corona cases in the division, 109 have been identified in Barishal district alone. So far, 11,953 people have been infected with corona in the district.

Some 27,995 active patients have been identified in the division to date, and 17,520 of them have recovered.

According to SBMCH authorities, 52 more patients have been admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Friday morning.

Besides, 277 corona patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH.