KHULNA: During the down trend in the daily number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and fatality in recent weeks, the recovery rate also rises and currently stands at 95.03 percent in Khulna division.
“A total of 1,06,539 Covid-19 patients healed till Sunday out of total 1,12,109 infected patients at the recovery rate of 95.03 percent,” Divisional Director (Health) in Khulna division Dr Jashim Uddin Talukder said Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of infected patients climbed to 1,12,109 as 42 new people were reported positive after testing 967 collected samples at three corona Laboratories in the division last 24 hour till Wednesday morning.
Of the newly detected corona patients, 13 are in Kushtia, eight each in Jashore and Khulna three each in Chuadanga, Jhenaidah and Meherpur, two in Satkhira and one each in Bagerhat and Narail districts in the division.
The district wise breakup of the patients stands at 27,851 are in Khulna, 21,620 in Jashore, 1,8473 in Kushtia, 9,435 in Jhenaidah, 7,117 in Bagerhat, 6,881 in Satkhira, 6880 in Chuadanga, 4,966 in Narail, 4,740 in Meherpur and 4,146 in Magura districts.
“Among the total 1,11,997 coronavirus infected persons, 17,448 are undergoing treatment at isolation units of different hospitals as 1,06,539 have recovered and 3,134 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 3,134 in the division.