Rangpur records 6.67pc Covid-19 positivity rate Monday
RANGPUR, Aug 9, 2022 (BSS) - Rangpur division recorded 6.67 percent Covid-19 positivity rate as three fresh cases were diagnosed after testing 45 new samples on Monday.
Health officials said the pandemic situation is showing an improving trend in recent days with reduction in the number of diagnosed Covid-19 cases daily in the division.
"With the diagnosis of the three fresh cases, the total number of Covid-19 patients rose to 64,869 in the division," said Divisional Director (Health) Dr. Abu Md. Zakirul Islam.
The total number of recovered Covid-19 patients rose to 63,074 as two more patients healed during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am today.
The number of casualties remained steady at 1,289 as no new death was reported during the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, more 11,764 doses of Covid-19 jabs were administered on Monday raising the total number of inoculated vaccines to three crore eight lakh 27 thousand and 484 doses in the division.
"Among the total administered Covid-19 jabs, 1,35,71,866 doses were inoculated as the first doses, 1,29,89,221 as the second doses and 42,66,397 as the booster doses," Dr. Islam added.