New Covid unit opened at Sheikh Abu Naser Specialized Hospital
The Covid units of three hospitals in Khulna have counted 15 deaths in the 24 hours to Sunday morning.
Seven patients died at the Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH), said resident medical officer Suhas Ranjan Halder.
Of them, six tested positive for Covid-19 while the other had symptoms, he said.
A total of 197 people were undergoing treatment at the hospital's Covid unit till 8am on Sunday. Of them, 102 are undergoing treatment in red zone, 55 in yellow zone, 20 are in high-dependency unit (HDU) and 20 are at intensive care unit (ICU).
Forty patients were admitted during the same time and 55 were discharged from the hospital.
The Gazi Medical College Hospital recorded six deaths at its Covid unit.
As many as 115 patients were receiving treatment at the Covid unit. Of them, eight were in ICU and 10 in HDU, said its proprietor Gazi Mizanur Rahman.
At the Khulna General Hospital’s coronavirus unit, two patients died, said its spokesperson Dr Kazi Abu Rashed.
Sixty-five patients were taking treatment at the unit as of Sunday morning, he said.
On Saturday, a Covid unit was opened at Khulna's Shahid Sheikh Abu Naser Specialized Hospital where 24 patients have been admitted with no deaths reported.