Another five die with Covid-19 symptoms in Cumilla | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 06, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:46 AM, July 06, 2020

Another five die with Covid-19 symptoms in Cumilla

Five people, including a woman, died with fever and cold-related problems at Cumilla Medical College Hospital in the last 24 hours until yesterday morning.

The deceased are -- Noorjahan (80) and Nuruzzaman (88) of Burichang upazila, Abdul Halim (68), of Nangolkot upazila, Tipu Sultan (46) of Sahrasti upazila, and Mosharraf Hossain (53) of Brahmanpara.

Dr Sajeda Khatun, director of CuMCH, said the five people were undergoing treatment at the hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) and Coronavirus Unit.

So far, 121 people have died at Cumila Medical College Hospital coronavirus unit.

Among them, 62 died of coronavirus while 59 with symptoms.

According to the District Civil Surgeon Office, 3,864 people have been infected with Covid-19 in the district and 1,646 of them made full recovery.

Health authorities have so far reported 159,679 coronavirus cases and 1,997 deaths. On Friday, Bangladesh ranked 8th globally, with 26,598 new Covid-19 cases in the last seven days, according to World Health Organization (WHO).

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