29 Nov 2021, 14:40

95,757 patients recover from Covid-19 in Rajshahi

  RAJSHAHI, Nov 29, 2021 (BSS) - With the recovery of twenty more patients
from Covid-19 on Sunday, the total recovery count in the division rose to
95,757, since the pandemic began in March last year.

  Seventeen more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in six
districts of the division during the same period, raising the caseload to
99,352 so far.

  The new positive cases show a gradual rising trend compared to the previous
day's figure, said Dr Habibul Ahsan Talukder, divisional director of Health,
adding that a total of 15 people were infected on Saturday.

  The death toll remained steady at 1,680, including 685 in Bogura, 323 in
Rajshahi with 204 in its city and 175 in Natore as no new fatality was
reported during the last 24 hours, Dr Talukder added.

 Besides, all the positive cases of Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under
treatment while 23,091 were kept in isolation units of different dedicated
hospitals for institutional quarantine.

 Of them, 19,741 have been released. Meanwhile, fifty more people have been
sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh, while twenty-seven others
were released from isolation during the same period.

 Of the 17 new cases, seven were detected in Rajshahi city, followed by four
in Pabna, two each in Bogura and Sirajganj and one each in Natore and
Joypurhat districts.

 With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total
cases now stands at 28,223 in Rajshahi including 22,780 in its city, 5,687 in
Chapainawabganj, 6,445 in Naogaon, 8,413 in Natore, 4,680 in Joypurhat,
21,711 in Bogura, 11,419 in Sirajganj and 12,774 in Pabna.

 A total of 1,14,585 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since
March 10 last year to prevent community transmission of the deadly
coronavirus (COVID-19).

 Of them, 1,13,420 have, by now, been released as they were given clearance
certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.


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