03 Sep 2021, 14:43

Covid-19 recovery cases reach 89,958 in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI, Sept 3, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 302 more people were cured from Covid-19 in the division on Thursday, taking the recovery cases to 89,958 since the pandemic began in March last year.
On the other hand, 222 more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in all eight districts of the division on the same day, taking the number of infected cases to 96,053, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health.
However, the new daily infection figure is one of the ever-lowest in the last couple of weeks since the second wave hit the country around four months back. However, the previous day's positive cases were 132 here.
On the other hand, the death toll reached 1,612, including 665 in Bogura, 297 in Rajshahi with 175 in its city, and 169 in Natore, as four fresh cases of fatality were reported during the period, Dr Talukder added.
Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under treatment while 21,881 were kept in isolation units of different dedicated hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 17,246 have by now been released.
On the other hand, 104 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 180 others were released from isolation during the same time.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 80 were detected in Pabna, followed by 47 in Sirajganj, 42 in Rajshahi, including 31 in its city, 24 in Bogura, 16 in Joypurhat, 10 in Natore, two in Naogaon and one in Chapainawabganj districts.
With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 27,275 in Rajshahi, including 21,970 in city, 5,499 in Chapainawabganj, 6,312 in Naogaon, 8,118 in Natore, 4,501 in Joypurhat, 21,067 in Bogura, 10,931 in Sirajganj and 12,350 in Pabna.
A total of 1,10,375 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, 1,06,394 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.

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