One dies, 55 test positive for COVID-19 in C'nawabganj
CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Aug 1, 2021 (BSS) - One more person died of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours raising the total number of deaths to 140 in the district.
The total fatalities included the highest 94 in Sadar upazila, 28 in Shibganj upazila, 10 in Gomastapur upazila, six in Nachole upazila and two in Bholahat upazila in the district.
On the other hand, the number of Covid-19 cases climbed to 5,001 as 55 more people were detected positive after testing 168 samples in the district during the last 24 hours while the infection rate is 32.73 percent, Civil Surgeon Office sources confirmed.
Among the newly detected patients, 35 persons are from sadar upazila, four from Shibganj upazila, one from Nachole upazila and 15 from Bholahat upazila.
Of the total detected patients, 2,773 are from Sadar upazila, 860 from Shibganj upazila, 657 from Gomastapur upazila, 374 from Nachole upazila and 337 from Bholahat upazila.
At present there are 400 Covid-19 patients in the district and of them, 62 are undergoing treatment in dedicated Covid hospital and others at home.
Meanwhile, 4,461 patients with 153 new have recovered from the disease here, the sources added.