Tuesday, 28 September, 2021
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18 more die of corona in Barishal

BARISHAL: Barishal division has logged 18 new corona related deaths in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Monday morning.

Of them, 10 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), 1 in Patuakhali and 7 in Barguna.

Besides, 841 people have tested positive for corona in the division in the past 24 hours, the officials said.

Of the fresh corona cases in the division, 382 have been identified in Barishal district alone. So far, 12,684 people have been infected with corona in the district. So far, some 29,752 active patients have been identified in the division and 17,964 of them have recovered.

Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 428 patients have died of corona in the division so far. According to SBMCH authorities, 47 more patients were admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning.

Besides, 283 corona patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH.