11 die in Covid units of Khulna hospitals in 24 hours
Eleven patients died while undergoing treatment at the Covid units of four Khulna hospitals in 24 hours till 8am today.
The hospitals are Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH), Gazi Medical College Hospital, Shahid Sheikh Abu Naser Specialized Hospital and Khulna General Hospital.
Dr Suhas Ranjan Halder, resident medical officer and spokesperson of the Covid unit at KMCH, said that five patients died at the unit in 24 hours till this morning. Of them, three were Covid-19 positive while the others had symptoms.
A total of 124 people were undergoing treatment at the hospital's Covid unit till 8am today. Of them, 42 are undergoing treatment in red zone, 47 in yellow zone, 15 are in high-dependency unit (HDU) and 20 at intensive care unit (ICU), he said.
Gazi Medical College Hospital owner Gazi Mizanur Rahman said, two patients died at the hospital's Covid unit during 24 hours, till 8am today. Seventy-three patients were admitted at the Covid unit of the hospital till this time.
One patient died at the Covid unit of Shahid Sheikh Abu Naser Specialized Hospital, said Dr Prakash Chandra Debnath, spokesperson of the unit. Thirty-nine patients were taking treatment at the unit till this morning.
In Khulna General Hospital, three Covid-19 patients died during this time, said Dr Kazi Abu Rashed, spokesperson of the hospital's Covid unit. Thirty-five patients were taking treatment at the unit till this morning.