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12:00 AM, July 02, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:45 AM, July 02, 2020

10 more die with Covid-19 symptoms

Ten people have died with Covid-19 symptoms since Monday in Cumilla. 

Dr Mukta Rani, assistant surgeon at Cumilla Medical College Hospital, said of the dead seven were males, two females and one child.

All of them, aged between eight and 80, were admitted to the hospital with cold, cough, fever, chest pain and breathing issues, she added.

She also said that samples were collected from the patients' bodies for Covid-19 tests.

A total of 105 patients were admitted to the isolation unit of the hospital at the time this report was filed. Of them, 22 new patients admitted yesterday. Some 24 more were discharged yesterday, she said.

Since April, a total of 153 patients died at the isolation unit. Of them, 127 died with coronavirus symptoms and 26 more died after testing positive for the virus.


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