29 Nov 2021, 16:51

Rangpur records 3.83pc Covid-19 positivity Monday

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  RANGPUR, Nov 29, 2021 (BSS) - Rangpur division recorded 3.83 percent Covid-
19 positivity rate as seven fresh cases were reported after testing 183 new
samples in the division on Monday.

  Health officials said the Covid-19 pandemic situation continues improving
amid declining positivity rate and rising recovery rate constantly during the
last three months in the division.

  Earlier, the daily Covid-19 positivity rates were 1.84 percent on Sunday,
5.49 percent on Saturday, 1.75 percent on Friday, 3.03 percent on Thursday,
2.44 percent on Wednesday and 7.07 percent on Monday last.

  Seven fresh Covid-19 cases were reported after testing 89 samples at M
Abdur Rahim Medical College (MARMC) Covid-19 laboratory in Dinajpur at the
positivity rate of 7.87 percent today.

  "The seven new Covid-19 patients include five from Dinajpur and one each
from Nilphamari and Panchagarh districts," said Principal of MARMC Professor
Dr Syed Nazir Hossain.

  "On the other hand, none was tested positive after testing 94 samples at
Rangpur Medical College (RpMC) today," Principal of RpMC Prof Dr AKM
Nurunnobi Lyzu told BSS at 4 pm.

  Acting Divisional Director (Health) Dr Abu Md Zakirul Islam said the total
number of Covid-19 patients rose to 55,561 as seven new positive cases were
reported today from the division.

  "The district-wise break up of total 55,561 patients include 12,507 of
Rangpur, 3,823 of Panchagarh, 4,460 of Nilphamari, 2,747 of Lalmonirhat,
4,646 of Kurigram, 7,663 of Thakurgaon, 14,846 of Dinajpur and 4,869 of
Gaibandha in the division," he added.




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