06 Sep 2021, 17:49
Update : 06 Sep 2021, 17:58

392 more cured from Covid-19 in Khulna

KHULNA, Sept 6, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 392 more people were cured from Covid-19 in the division on Sunday, taking the recovery cases to 1,00, 626 since the pandemic began in March last year.

On the other hand, 167 more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in 10 districts of the division on the day, climbing the number of infected cases to 1,09,897, said Dr Jashim Uddin Howlader, divisional director of health.

However, the new daily infection figure is gradually reducing 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 141 here.

The death toll however reached 3,047, including 773 in Khulna, 739 in Kushtia, 470 in Jashore, 264 in Jhenaidah, 188 in Chuadanga, 179 in Meherpur, 141 in Bagerhat, 115 in Narail, 90 in Magura and 88 in Satkhira, as two fresh cases of fatality were reported in Khulna and Jashore during the period, Dr Howlader added.

Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under treatment while 1,10,562 were kept in isolation units of different dedicated hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 1, 02,879 have by now been released.

Meanwhile, 121 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 183 others were released from isolation during the same time.

Of the total new positive cases, the highest 42 were detected in Kushtia, followed by 25 in Khulna, 23 in Jashore, 21 in Jhenidah, 17 in Magura, 12 in Satkhira, 10 in Narail, nine in Chuadanga, five in Bagerhat and three in Meherpur districts.

With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 27,481 in Khulna, 21,275 in Jashore, 17,878 in Kustia, 9,097 in Jhenidah, 7,051 in Bagerhat, 6,762 in Chuadanga, 6,730 in Satkhira, 4,873 in Narail, 4,666 in Meherpur and 4084 in Magura.

A total of 99,610 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, 98,440 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.

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