23 Sep 2021, 13:07
Update : 23 Sep 2021, 13:09

RMCH counts ever-lowest one more death at Covid-19 unit

    RAJSHAHI, Sept 23, 2021 (BSS) - Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH)
recorded one more fatality at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am
today, raising the death toll to 141 so far this month.

     The fresh fatality figure is the ever-lowest one in the hospital since
the second wave of the pandemic hit the country around six months back.
However, the previous day's death figure was eight. Earlier, the number of
casualties was 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June, health officials

     RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani told newsmen that the
lone female deceased was the resident of Naogaon district. She was undergoing
treatment in the unit with symptoms of Covid-19, he said.

     Sixteen more patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of
the hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of admitted
patients to 113.

     Twenty-two other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit
after being cured during the time.

     Meanwhile, 14 more people tested positive after testing 328 samples in
Rajshahi's two laboratories on Wednesday, showing a 4.26 percent positivity
rate against 7.45 percent on Tuesday


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