KHULNA: During the down trend in the daily number of coronavirus (corona) infections in recent weeks, the recovery rate also rises and currently stands at 94.36 percent in the division.
“A total of 1,05,383 corona patients healed till Monday out of total 1,11,678 infected patients at the recovery rate of 94.36 percent,” Divisional Director (Health) in Khulna division Dr Jashim Uddin Talukder told.
Assistant Director (Health) Dr Ferdoushi Akter said 285 more corona infected patients recovered on Monday, raising the total number to 1,05,383 in all ten districts of Khulna division. Health officials said the total number of infected patients climbed to 1,11,678 as 92 new people were reported positive after testing 381 collected samples at three corona laboratories in the division in the last 24 hour till Tuesday morning.
Of the newly detected corona patients, 37 are in Khulna, 27 in Kushtia, 11 in Jashore, seven in Chuadanga, six in Satkhira and four in Jhenaidah districts in the division. The district-wise break up of the patients stands at 27,794 are in Khulna, 21,544 in Jashore, 1,8358 in Kushtia, 9,355 in Jhenaidah, 7,092 in Bagerhat, 6,860 in Satkhira, 6858 in Chuadanga, 4,959 in Narail, 4,724 in Meherpur and 4,134 in Magura districts.
“Among the total 1,11,678 coronavirus infected persons, 17,278 are undergoing treatment at isolation units of different hospitals as 1,05,383 have recovered and 3,118 died while the rest are undergoing treatment in isolation at their respective homes in the division”, Dr Ferdousi said.
With one more death in Khulna, the total number of fatalities now reached 3,118 in the division.
“The district-wise break-up of the fatalities remains at 794 in Khulna, 760 in Kushtia, 487 in Jashore, 265 in Jhenaidah, 189 in Chuadanga, 181 in Meherpur, 144 in Bagerhat, 120 in Narail, 90 in Magura and 88 in Meherpur districts in the division”, she added.