RAJSHAHI: A total of 1,257 more people were cured of Covid-19 in Rajshahi division on Friday, taking the caseload of recoveries to 83,123 since the pandemic began in March last year, reports BSS.
Some 14,399 other infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals here, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health.
The death toll reached 1,530, including 639 in Bogura, 282 in Rajshahi with 170 in its city, and 154 in Natore, with eight fresh cases during the period, Dr Talukder added.
The new daily infection figure shows a significant falling trend compared to the previous day's figure of 328.
Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under treatment while 21,263 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 14,980 have by now been released.
On the other hand, 55 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 152 others were released from isolation during the same time.
Of the total positive cases, the highest 62 were detected in Rajshahi, including 37 in its city, followed by 50 in Bogura, 15 in Sirajganj, 11 in Chapainawabganj and two in Pabna districts.
A total of 1,07,992 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since March 10 last year to prevent the community transmission of the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19).
Of them, 1,02,314 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.