KHULNA: During the downtrend in the daily number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in recent days, the recovery rate also rises and currently stands at 81.05 percent in Khulna division.
“A total of 82,516 corona healed till 8.00 am on Wednesday out of total 101,802 infected patients with the recovery rate of 81.05 percent,” Divisional Director (Health) in Khulna division Dr Jashim Uddin Howlader told.
Assistant Director (Health) Dr Ferdoushi Akter said 1,582 more Covid-19 infected patients recovered in last 24 hours till Wednesday morning raising the total number to 82,516 in all ten districts of the division.
Health officials said the total number of infected patients climbed to 1,01802 as 640 new people were reported positive after testing 1,865 collected samples at corona laboratories in Khulna and other samples were collected from two PCR labs in the division last 24 hours till Wednesday's morning.
Of the newly detected corona patients, 180 are in Kushtia, 136 in Khulna, 97 in Jashore, 38 in Magura, 37 in Satkhira, 31 each in Chuadanga, Jhenaidah and Meherpur, 30 in Bagerhat and 29 in Narail districts in the division.
Dr Ferdousi said all the positive cases for corona have, so far, been, 1,02,373 brought under necessary treatment others are being monitored in isolation units in 14 different hospitals under institutional supervision and another 84,495 were released.
The district-wise break up of the patients stands at 25,388 in Khulna, 20,112, in Jashore, 16,294 in Kushtia, 8,311 in Jhenaidah, 6,611 in Bagerhat, 6,415 in Chuadanga, 6212 in Satkhira, 4,487 in Narail, 4,328 in Meherpur and 3,644 in Magura districts.
“The district-wise break-up of the fatalities remains at 692 in Khulna, 650 in Kushtia, 408 in Jashore, 235 in Jhenidah, 180 in Chuadanga, 163 in Meherpur, 133 in Bagerhat, 100 in Narail, 86 in Satkhira and 79 in Magura districts in the division”, she added.
Currently, the fatality rate among the total 1,01802 corona patients stand at little over 2.68 percent in the division.