Monday, 27 September, 2021
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Khulna division sees 45 more corona deaths

KHULNA: Khulna division has logged 45 corona-related deaths in the last 24 hours until Sunday morning, health officials said.

According to the health director’s office, 15 people died in Kushtia, 11 in Khulna, six in Jashore, three each in Magura and Meherpur, two each in Jhenaidah and Bagerhat and one each in Satkhira, Narail and Chuadanga districts.

The total death toll in the division has now reached 2,171, said the health officials.

Some 1,271 people tested positive for corona during the period, according to the divisional health department.

Some 87,062 cases have been detected in 10 districts of the division since the onset of corona.

In Khulna division, the first case of corona was detected in Chuadanga on March 19, 2020.