02 Sep 2021, 14:49
Update : 02 Sep 2021, 14:55

367 more cured from Covid-19 in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI, Sept 2, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 367 more people were cured from Covid-19 in the division on Wednesday, taking the recovery cases to 89,656 since the pandemic began in March last year.

On the other hand, 132 more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in seven districts of the division on the same day, taking the number of infected cases to 95,831, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health.

However, the new daily infection figure is one of the ever-lowest in the last couple of weeks since the second wave hit the country around four months back. However, the previous day's positive cases were 189 here.

On the other hand, the death toll reached 1,608, including 665 in Bogura, 297 in Rajshahi with 175 in its city, and 169 in Natore, as three fresh cases of fatality were reported during the period, Dr Talukder added.

Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under treatment while 21,872 were kept in isolation units of different dedicated hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 17,228 have by now been released.

On the other hand, 124 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 221 others were released from isolation during the same time.

Of the total new positive cases, the highest 39 were detected in Rajshahi city, followed by 28 in Sirajganj, 27 in Natore, 25 in Bogura, seven in Pabna and three each in Naogaon and Joypurhat districts.

With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 27,233 in Rajshahi, including 21,939 in city, 5,498 in Chapainawabganj, 6,310 in Naogaon, 8,108 in Natore, 4,485 in Joypurhat, 21,043 in Bogura, 10,884 in Sirajganj and 12,270 in Pabna.

A total of 1,10,271 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since March 10 last year to prevent the community transmission of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

Of them, 1,06,214 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.


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