CHATTOGRAM: Both the daily infections and deaths from the coronavirus hit record high in Chattogram city and district in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.
A total 18 people died and 1,310 were infected with the lethal virus during the period.
The detection rate is 38.65 per cent against 37.16 per cent of Monday.
Of the Tuesday’s dead patients, seven were from the city and 11 from different upazilas in the district.
Of the infected patients, 833 were from the city and 477 from different upazilas.
Sources in the Chattogram district Civil Surgeon office said that a total of 3,389 samples were tested at the 10 laboratories and 1,310 of them were found as positive in the 24 hours.
With the Tuesday’s deaths, a total of 915 people died in Chattogram. Of them, 554 were from the city and 361 from upazilas.
Of them, 58,323 were from the city and 19,198 from upazilas.
A total of 54,618 patients also recovered from the disease in Chattogram district till Tuesday.