KHULNA: With detection of 786 new positive cases in all ten districts of the division, the total number of corona infected patients now hit 1,02,588 till 8:00am on Thursday, said a corona infection and fatality related daily report on Thursday
“We received 1,885 samples in Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMC) and other samples in Jashore and Kushtia laboratories in the last 24 hours till this morning on Thursday and 786 persons have been diagnosed with corona infection,” Assistant Director (Health) of Khulna division Dr Ferdousi Akhter told BSS on Thursday noon.
The district-wise break-up of the corona patients now stood at 25,502 in Khulna, 20,224 in Jashore, 16,586 in Kushtia, 8,380 in Jhenaidah, 6,632 in Bagerhat, 6,429 in Chuadanga, 6,263 in Satkhira, 4,528 in Narail, 4,362 in Meherpur and 3,682 in Magura districts.
Dr Ferdousi said the whereabouts of the persons, who came in contact with corona patients, were brought to notice and they were asked to remain in home isolation.
Meanwhile, a total of 83,609 patients have cured from coronavirus infections as 1093 more people were discharged from Corona Dedicated Hospitals after their recovery in all 10 districts, she said.
“Among the total infected persons, 15,107 are undergoing treatment at isolation units of different hospitals as 83,609 have recovered and 2753 died while the rest are undergoing treatment in isolation at their respective homes in the division”, she said.
With the 27 more new deaths in the last 24 hours, the total number of fatalities now reached 2,753 in the division. Among the new deaths, nine are in Kushtia, eight in Jashore, four in Narail, two each in Jhenaidah and Meherpur and one each in Khulna and Bagerhat.
Dr. Ferdousi specially urged the people to abide by the health directives of the government to prevent community transmission of corona in the division.