29 Jan 2022, 16:19

809 more test positive for Covid-19 in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Jan 29, 2022 (BSS) - A total of 809 more people were detected positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours after testing 2,913 samples in 16 Covid-19 laboratories in the district.

The district recorded 27.77 percent Covid-19 positivity rate till Saturday morning amid a faster community spread of the lethal virus.

With the diagnosis of 809 new cases, the total number of Covid-19 patients climbed to 1,18,012 in the district, Dr Ilias Chowdhury, civil surgeon of Chattogram told BSS today.

The number of positive cases continues rising rapidly in the last one month amid a declining trend in the recovery rate of the infected patients, he said.

At the same time, the number of healed Covid-19 patients rose to 98,152 with the recovery of 425 more patients during the time in the district.

The average recovery rate currently stands at 83.75 percent in Chattogram city and district.

A total of 2814 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals here.



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