POST TIME: 22 June, 2021 03:27:18 PM
13 more Covid-19 patients die at Rajshahi hospital
UNB, Rajshahi

13 more Covid-19 patients die at Rajshahi hospital

Amid an alarming spike in infections and deaths in the frontier districts, Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) on Tuesday recorded 13 more Covid-related deaths in 24 hours.

Among them, five tested positive for Covid-19, while the remaining showed symptoms of the virus, said hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yeazdani.

Of the deceased, 12 were from Rajsahi district and the remaining one was from Natore.

A total of 229 people have died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH in the last 21 days, officials said.

Shamim said that 56 people were admitted to the corona unit of the hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning.

Of them, 37 are from Rajshahi, five from Chapainawabganj, seven from Natore, five from Naogaon and one from Kushtia.

Sixty-one people were discharged from the hospital after recovery during the period.

Besides, 393 people are currently undergoing treatment against 309 beds at the corona unit of the hospital.

Meanwhile, the infection rate has further decreased in Rajshahi. On Monday, 385 samples were tested at two laboratories of the district, of which 129 came out positive.