28 Jan 2022, 18:05

857 more test positive for Covid-19 in Khulna

   KHULNA, Jan 28, 2022 (BSS) - A total of 857 more people have tested

positive for Coronavirus in all 10 districts of the division on Friday till
8.00am, climbing the number of infected patients and 1,19,275.

   No more death in last 24 hours, so total fatalities from the disease
reaches to 3,204, including 810 in Khulna, followed by 790 in Kushtia, 518 in
Jashore, 269 in Jhenidah, 189 in Chuadanga, 145 in Bagerhat, 121 in Narail,
183 in Meherpur, 91 in Magura and 88 in Satkhira while on more fatalities was
reported afresh on the day, said Dr Monjur Morshed, Khulna divisional
director of Health.

   The new daily infection figure shows slight reduces compared to the
previous day's figure 934, said the health department sources.

   "Among the infected people, 1, 09,614 have, so far, been cured from the
lethal virus with 102 new recoveries found on Friday morning," said Dr
Monjur, adding that a total of 18,605 infected patients are now undergoing
treatment at different designated hospitals here.

   Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought
under necessary treatment while 1, 21,181 were kept in isolation units of
different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 1, 13.580 have
now been released.

   On the other hand, 43 more people have been sent to home and institutional
quarantine afresh while 36 others were released from isolation during the
last 24 hours till 8 am today.

   Of the total 857 new positive cases, the highest 260 were detected in
Khulna, followed by 213 in Kushtia, 94 in Jashore, 61 in Satkhira, 51 in
Chuadanga, 44 in Magura, 32 in Narail, 29 in Bagerhat, 21 in Meherpur, and
two in Jhenidah in the division.

   With the new 834 detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the
total cases now stands at 29,796 in Khulna, 23,538 in Jashore, 19,964 in
Kushtia, 10,262 in Jhenidah, 7,604 in Satkhira, 7,292 in Bagerhat, 7,229 in
Chuadanga, 5,175 in Narail, 4,886 in Meherpur and 4,386 in Magura.

   A total of 1, 04,888 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since
March 10 in 2020 to prevent the community transmission of the deadly
coronavirus (COVID-19).

   Of them, 1, 04, 578 people, now, have been released as they were given
clearance after completing their respective 14-day quarantine.



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