Saturday, 18 September, 2021

31 more die from corona in Khulna

KHULNA: A total of 31 more people died on Tuesday due to coronavirus in the division climbing the death toll to 2,485.

Moreover, 946 people have tested positive on Monday in the division taking the caseload to 96,131 since the pandemic began.

Among the new fatalities, the highest numbers have been recorded in Khulna with 644 deaths, followed by 583 in Kushtia, 361 in Jashore, 213 in Jhenaidah, 165 in Chuadanga, 143 in Meherpur, 127 in Bagerhat, 94 in Narail, 85 in Satkhira, and 70 in Magura districts, said Dr Jashim Uddin Howlader, divisional director of Health.

Of the new 31 death cases, eight are in Khulna, seven each in Jashore and Kushtia, four in Jhenaidah, three in Meherpur, one each in Chuadanga and Magura districts in the division.

The new daily infection figure has decreased compared to the previous day’s figure of 1,373, the health department said.