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POST TIME: 23 July, 2021 03:26:48 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 23 July, 2021 05:00:03 PM
Barishal division logs 20 new COVID-19 deaths
UNB, Barishal

Barishal division logs 20 new COVID-19 deaths

Barishal division has logged as many as 20 new Covid deaths in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Friday morning.

Of the deceased, seven were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining 13 showed symptoms of the virus.

Of them, 15 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), two each in Pirojpur and Jhalokathi, and one in Patuakhali.

Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 414 patients have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.

Besides, 183 people have tested positive for Covid in six districts of Barishal division in the past 24 hours.

Of the fresh Covid cases in the division, 109 have been identified in Barisal district alone. So far, 11,953 people have been infected with Covid in the district.

Some 27,995 active patients have been identified in the division to date, and 17,520 of them have recovered.

According to SBMCH authorities, 52 more patients have been admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Friday morning.

Besides, 277 Covid patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH.

BK