No Covid casualty in last 24 hours in Rangpur
RANGPUR, Oct 10, 2021 (BSS) - Rangpur division recorded no Covid-19
related casualty during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am today.
"The number of Covid-19 fatalities remained steady at 1,237 in the
division where the pandemic satiation continues improving consistently,"
Rangpur Divisional Deputy Director (Health) Dr Abu Md Zakirul Islam told BSS
The district-wise breakup of the 1,237 fatalities stands at 293 in
Rangpur, 80 in Panchagarh, 88 in Nilphamari, 68 each in Lalmonirhat and
Kurigram, 251 in Thakurgaon, 326 in Dinajpur and 63 in Gaibandha of the
The average fatality rate currently stands at 2.24 percent in the
Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 cases reached 55,123 as 13 new patients
were diagnosed after testing 374 samples of Rangpur division at the daily
positivity rate of 3.48 percent on Saturday.
Earlier, the daily Covid-19 positivity rates were 2.47 percent on Friday,
6.11 percent on Thursday, 6.85 percent on Wednesday, 2.87 percent on Tuesday,
4.01 percent on Monday and 1.42 percent on Sunday last in the division
"The district-wise break up of total 55,124 patients include 12,420 of
Rangpur, 3,777 Panchagarh, 4,429 of Nilphamari, 2,736 of Lalmonirhat, 4,633
of Kurigram, 7,575 of Thakurgaon, 14,701 of Dinajpur and 4,853 of Gaibandha
in the division," he added.
Divisional Director (Health) Dr Md Motaharul Islam said a total of
2,86,309 collected samples were tested till Saturday, and of them, 55,124
were found Covid-19 positive with an average positivity rate of 19.25 percent
in the division.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the number of recovered Covid-19
patients reached 52,488 with recovery of 65 more infected patients on
Saturday in the division where the average recovery rate currently stands at
The 52,488 recovered patients include 11,081 of Rangpur, 3,618 Panchagarh,
4,334 Nilphamari, 2,625 Lalmonirhat, 4,527 Kurigram, 7,184 Thakurgaon, 14,333
in Dinajpur and 4,786 Gaibandha districts in the division.
Among the 55,124 patients, 63 are undergoing treatments at isolation
units, including eight critical patients at ICU beds and four at High
Dependency Unit beds, after recovery of 52,488 patients and 1,237 deaths
while 1,336 are remaining in home isolation.
"Meanwhile, the number of citizens who got the first dose of the Covid-19
vaccine rose to 41,36,624, and among them, 17,98,587 got the second dose of
the jab till Saturday in the division," Dr Islam added.
Chief of Divisional Coronavirus Service and Prevention Task Force and
Principal of Rangpur Medical College Professor Dr AKM Nurunnobi Lyzu said
everyone should sincerely abide by the health directives to prevent further
spread of the lethal virus.