19 Sep 2021, 14:06

RMCH records four more deaths at its Covid-19 unit

  RAJSHAHI, Sept 19, 2021 (BSS) - Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH)

recorded four more fatalities at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till
6am today, taking the death toll to 120 so far this month.

   The previous day's death figure in the unit was eight. Earlier, the number
of casualties was 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June, health
officials said.

   RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani told newsmen that two of
the deceased were the residents of Naogaon, while one each from Jhenidaha and
Joypurhat districts.

   "Of the fresh fatalities, three had symptoms of Covid-19 and another had
post-Covid-19 complexity," he said.

   Twenty-two more patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of
the hospital in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of admitted
patients to 130, including 29 positive cases.

   Nineteen other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit after
being cured during the time. Yazdani said 15 people were diagnosed with
Covid-19 after testing 372 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on
Saturday, showing 4.96 percent positivity rate against 6.67 percent on




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