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No corona death in Manikganj for 5th consecutive day

No corona death in Manikganj for 5th consecutive day
  • Our Correspondent
  • 16 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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MANIKGANJ: No fresh corona-related death was reported in the district during the last 24 hours for the fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, district health department sources said.

The district recorded five percent corona positivity rate as eight fresh cases were reported after testing 160 samples at the Colonel Maleque Medical College PCR Lab during the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

Among the newly detected patients -- one is from Manikganj Sadar upazila, three from Ghior Upazila, one from Shibalaya upazila, two from Singair Upazila and one from Harirampur Upazila of the district.

With the newly detected cases, the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infected patients stands at 8,128 after testing 43,954 samples in the district, said Medical Officer of Manikganj Civil Surgeon Office Dr Rafiqun Nahar Banna.

Besides, the number of cured patients from the lethal virus stood at 7,487 in the district, the medical officer said. The death toll from the virus stands at 125 in the district, so far.