BARISHAL: Barishal division has logged 21 new corona deaths in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Monday morning.
Of the deceased, six tested positive for corona while the remaining 15 showed symptoms of the virus infection.
Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 553 patients have died of corona so far in the division.
Besides, 388 people have tested positive for corona in Barishal division in the past 24 hours and of them, 83 alone are from Barishal district.
So far, 15,866 people have been infected in the district.
Some 38,684 active corona patients have been identified in the division to date, according to the officials.
According to SBMCH authorities, 27 more patients have been admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning.