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Covid-19: 10 deaths, 589 new cases in Chittagong district

  • Published at 08:30 pm August 12th, 2021
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File photo of a Covid-19 deceased being taken for burial Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Among the new patients, 336 are from Chittagong city and 253 from different upazilas of the district

At least 10 more people died of Covid-19 and 589 more people tested positive in the 24 hours till Thursday morning in Chittagong.

The death toll reached 1,103 after 10 fatalities were reported in the district, said Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chittagong. 

A total of 589 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 after testing 2,883 samples in the district, raising the number of infected patients to 93,258 with an infection rate of 20.43%, he added.

Among the new patients, 336 are from Chittagong city and 253 from different upazilas of the district, according to hospital sources.

Among the total infected, 68,674 are residents of the port city and the rest 24,594 are residents of different upazilas.  

Besides, the number of recovery cases reached the 59,780 mark with the recovery of 516 more patients on Wednesday with a recovery rate of 64.10%, said Dr Rabbi.

Among the total reported fatalities, 641 were residents of the port city and the rest 462 were from different upazilas.

A total of 4,845 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at designated hospitals in Chittagong.

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