07 Sep 2021, 14:50

831 more cured from Covid-19 in Rajshahi division

     RAJSHAHI, Sept 7, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 831 more people were cured
from Covid-19 in the division on Monday, taking the recovery cases to 91,442
since the pandemic began in March last year.

     A number of 184 more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in
all eight districts of the division on the day, taking the caseloads to
96,655, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of health.

     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 five months
back. The previous day's positive cases were 174 here.

     The death toll however reached 1,625, including 669 in Bogura, 301 in
Rajshahi with 177 in its city, and 170 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 22,119 were kept in isolation units of different
dedicated hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 17,884 have by
now been released.

     Meanwhile, 137 more people have been sent to home and institutional
quarantine afresh while 440 others were released from isolation during the
same time.

     Of the total new positive cases, the highest 44 were detected in Natore,
followed by 37 in Rajshahi, including 33 in its city, 30 in Sirajganj, 28 in
Pabna, 23 in Bogura, 18 in Joypurhat, three in Naogaon and one in
Chapainawabganj districts.

     With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the
total cases now stands at 27,414 in Rajshahi, including 22,088 in city, 5,524
in Chapainawabganj, 6,324 in Naogaon, 8,184 in Natore, 4,529 in Joypurhat,
21,156 in Bogura, 11,104 in Sirajganj and 12,420 in Pabna.

     A total of 1,10,784 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, 1,07,159 have, by now, been released as they were given
clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.

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