18 fresh Covid-19 cases diagnosed in Rangpur division
RANGPUR, July 5, 2022 (BSS) - Eighteen fresh Covid-19 cases were
diagnosed after testing 172 new samples at the positivity rate of 10.47
percent on Monday in Rangpur division.
Health officials said new Covid-19 cases have been reported everyday since
last June 22 in the division.
The 18 new Covid-19 patients include six from Rangpur, 10 from Nilphamari
and two from Thakurgaon districts.
"With the diagnosis of the 18 fresh cases, the total number of Covid-19
patients rose to 64,252 in the division," Divisional Director (Health) Dr.
Abu Md. Zakirul Islam told BSS today.
The total number of recovered Covid-19 patients remained steady at 62,785 as
no more patients healed during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am today.
The number of casualties also remained steady at 1,284 as no new death was
reported during the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, more 9,436 doses of Covid-19 jabs were administered on Monday
raising the number of inoculated vaccines to two crore 98 lakh 20 thousand
and 694 doses in the division.
Among the 9,436 doses of the jabs inoculated on Monday, 250 were
administered as the first doses, 2,345 as the second doses and 6,841 as the
Dr. Islam urged citizens to abide by the health directives and hygiene rules
to remain safe as the Covid-19 pandemic situation is showing deteriorating
trend in recent days in Rangpur divsion.