2 fresh Covid-19 cases diagnosed in Rangpur division
RANGPUR, Aug 8, 2022 (BSS) - Two fresh Covid-19 cases were diagnosed
after testing 47 new samples at the positivity rate of 4.26 percent in
Rangpur division on Sunday.
Health officials said the Covid-19 pandemic situation is showing an
improving trend with a decreasing number of newly infected patients almost
daily in recent days.
"With the diagnosis of the two fresh cases, the total number of Covid-19
patients rose to 64,866 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 63,072 as
no more patients healed during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am today.
The number of casualties also remained steady at 1,289 as no new death was
reported during the period.
Meanwhile, more 1,817 doses of Covid-19 jabs were administered on Sunday
raising the number of inoculated vaccines to three crore eight lakh 15
thousand and 720 doses in the division.
"Among the total administered Covid-19 jabs, 1,35,71,533 doses were
inoculated as the first doses, 1,29,87,899 as the second doses and 42,56,288
as the booster doses," Dr. Islam added.