Covid spike: Dhaka among 12 districts at high risk, 32 at medium
The ongoing spike in Covid-19 cases in the country has put 12 districts, including Dhaka, at high risk, according to the Covid-19 Dynamic Dashboard of Department of Health.
Department of Health identified levels of risk based on the number of samples collected and patient identification rate during January 10 and January 16.
Districts at high risk have positivity rate between 10 and 19 percent.
Besides Dhaka, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia, Bogura, Gazipur, Dinajpur, Lalmonirhat, Panchagarh, Rangamati, and Khagrachhari are at high risk.
Meanwhile, 32 districts in the country are at medium risk. They are: Sylhet, Feni, Narayanganj, Noakhali, Cox's Bazar, Moulvibazar, Faridpur, Munshiganj, Lakshmipur, Shariatpur, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Manikganj, Sirajganj, Gopalganj, Rangpur, Jamalpur, Naogaon, Jhenaidah, Natore, Satkhira, Pirojpur, Bagerhat, Magura, Narail, Patuakhali, Kurigram, Joypurhat, Sherpur, Jhalakathi, and Thakurgaon.