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 86.49 percent in the division, reports BSS.
“A total of 92,170 patients healed till 8.00 am on Sunday out of a total 1,06,565 corona infected patients with recovery rate of 86.49 percent,” said Dr Jashim Uddin Howlader, divisional director (Health) of the division.
Assistant Director (Health) Dr Ferdoushi Akter said 647 more corona infected patients recovered in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning raising their total number to 92,170 in all ten districts of the division.
According to health officials, the total number of infected patients climbed to 1,06,565 as 332 new people were reported positive after testing 1,138 collected samples at corona Laboratories in Khulna and others samples were collected from two PCR labs in the division in the last 24 hour till Sunday morning.
Among the newly detected cases, 87 are in Khulna, 42 in Kushtia, 39 in Magura, 33 in Jashore, 27 in Satkhira, 26 in Narail, 22 in Meherpur, 21 in Jhenaidah, 20 in Chuadanga and 15 in Bagerhat districts in the division.
“Among the total 1,06,565 coronavirus infected persons, 15,927 are undergoing treatment at isolation units of different hospitals as 92,170 have been cured and 2,919 died while the rest are undergoing treatment in isolation at their respective homes in the division”, Dr Ferdousi said.
With 16 more deaths—four each in Jashore and Khulna and two each in Chuadanga, Kushtia, Narail and Magura—the total number of fatalities now reached 2,919 in the division.
Currently, the fatality rate among the total 1,06,565 corona patients stands at little over 2.73 percent in the division.