12 die of Covid-19 in Kushtia in a day, infection rate 25.61%
Twelve people died of Covid-19 and two died with symptoms in Kushtia in 24 hours (till 8:00am) today.
During this time, 82 people were tested for coronavirus and of them 21 were diagnosed with the virus, our Kushtia correspondent reports.
With the new Covid-19 cases, the infection rate in the district stands at 25.61 percent, Ashraful Islam, resident medical officer of the coronavirus-dedicated Kushtia General Hospital confirmed.
He said, all 12 deceased were receiving treatment under Kushtia Health Department. The two who died of Covid-19 symptoms breathed their last while undergoing treatment at different hospitals.
Till 8:00am today, a total of 247 patients have been admitted to Kushtia general Hospital, the physician added.
At least 3,628 people remain in home isolation in the district in 24 hours (till 8:00am).
So far, 442 people have died of Covid-19 and 12,815 have been diagnosed with the virus in the district.