10 die of Covid-19 in Kushtia in a day, infection rate 42.43%
Ten people died of Covid-19 and three died with symptoms in Kushtia in 24 hours (till 8:00am) today.
During the time, 476 people were tested for coronavirus, and of them, 202 were diagnosed with the virus, our Kushtia correspondent reports.
With the new Covid cases, the infection rate in the district stands at 42.43 percent, Ashraful Islam, resident medical officer of the coronavirus-dedicated Kushtia General Hospital confirmed.
He said, all the 10 deceased were receiving treatment under Kushtia Health Department. The three who died of Covid-19 symptoms breathed their last while undergoing treatment at different hospitals.
Till 8:00am today, in total 256 patients have been admitted to Kushtia general Hospital, the physician added.
Besides, 3,824 people remain in home isolation in the district in the 24 hours.
So far, 433 people have died of Covid-19 and 12,794 have been diagnosed with the virus in the district.