Friday, 24 September, 2021

75 more die of corona in Narsingdi so far

NARSINGDI: A total of 75 have, so far, died of corona in the district since the pandemic began across the country.

The overall corona situation continues showing a deteriorating trend despite ongoing lockdown in the six upazilas of the district as the positivity rate is increasing in recent weeks, said Dr Nural Islam, focal person of corona and Civil Surgeon of Narsingdi.

“The number of fatalities due to the lethal virus is increasing day by day. A total of 75 death cases have, so far, recorded in the district,” he said.

Among the total fatalities, 35 of Sadar upazila, seven of Polash upazila, nine each of Belabo, Shibpur and Raipura upazilas and six of Monohardi upazila.

Moreover, 65 corona patients are currently undergoing treatment at different dedicated corona hospitals in the district, the health official added.