02 Dec 2021, 14:48

95,814 patients recover from Covid-19 in Rajshahi

     RAJSHAHI, Dec 2, 2021 (BSS) - With the recovery of thirty more patients
from Covid-19 on Wednesday, the total recovery count in the division rose to
95,814, since the pandemic began in March last year.

     Eighteen more people have tested positive for the deadly virus in five
districts of the division during the same period, raising the caseload to
99,399 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 12 people were infected on Tuesday.  

     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 23,105 were kept in isolation units of different
dedicated hospitals for institutional quarantine.  

     Of them, 19,759 have been released. Meanwhile, seventeen more people
have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh, while thirty-two
others were released from isolation during the same period.  

     Of the 18 new cases, six were detected in Pabna, followed by four each
in Rajshahi city and Joypurhat, three in Bogura and one in Naogaon districts.  

     With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the
total cases now stands at 28,237 in Rajshahi including 22,794 in its city,
5,687 in Chapainawabganj, 6,447 in Naogaon, 8,415 in Natore, 4,688 in
Joypurhat, 21,723 in Bogura, 11,421 in Sirajganj and 12,781 in Pabna.

     A total of 1,14,651 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, 1,13,497 have, by now, been released as they were given
clearance certificates after completing their 14-day quarantine.  



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