06 Sep 2021, 13:38

207 more recovered from Covid-19 in Rajshahi division

  RAJSHAHI, Sept 6, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 207 more people were cured from
Covid-19 in the division on Sunday, taking the recovery cases to 90,611 since
the pandemic began in March last year.

   A number of 174 more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in
all eight districts of the division on the day, taking the caseloads to
96,471, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health.

   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. The previous day's positive cases were 156 here.

   The death toll however reached 1,622, including 669 in Bogura, 301 in
Rajshahi with 177 in its city, and 170 in Natore, as five 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 22,070 were kept in isolation units of different
dedicated hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 17,569 have by
now been released.

   Meanwhile, 109 more people have been sent to home and institutional
quarantine afresh while 133 others were released from isolation during the
same time.

   Of the total new positive cases, the highest 45 were detected each in
Rajshahi, including 37 in its city, and Sirajganj, followed by 24 each in
Chapainawabganj and Bogura, 16 in Pabna, 10 in Natore, six in Joypurhat and
four in Naogaon districts.

   With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total
cases now stands at 27,377 in Rajshahi, including 22,055 in city, 5,523 in
Chapainawabganj, 6,321 in Naogaon, 8,140 in Natore, 4,511 in Joypurhat,
21,133 in Bogura, 11,074 in Sirajganj and 12,392 in Pabna.

   A total of 1,10,647 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, 1,06,719 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance
certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.

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