The new daily infection figure has risen compared to that of the previous day
A total of 1,621 more people tested positive for Covid-19 while 36 people died of the lethal virus in last 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday in the Khulna division.
With the new positive cases, the number of infected patients rose to 76,401.
Among the 36 new fatalities, 11 are in Kushtia, nine in Khulna, seven in Jhenaidah, five in Jessore, two in Meherpur and one each in Chuadanga and Satkhira in the division.
The total death toll has now reached 1,725 with the highest 452 in Khulna, followed by 370 in Kushtia, 245 in Jessore, 153 in Jhenaidah, 127 in Chuadanga, 103 in Bagerhat, 85 in Meherpur 79 in Satkhira, 71 in Narail and 40 in Magura, said Dr Rasheda Sultana, divisional director of Health, today.
The new daily infection figure showed increase compared to the previous day's figure of 1,588 said the health department sources.
“Among the infected people, 48,867 have, so far, been cured from lethal virus with 756 new recoveries found,” said Dr Rasheda, adding that a total of 10,206 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals here.
Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 76,806 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 50,093 have been released so far.
On the other hand, 571 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 500 others were released from isolation during the last 24 hours.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 375 were detected in Khulna, followed by 325 in Kushtia, 227 in Jessore, 164 in Meherpur, 155 in Bagerhat, 111 in Chuadanga, 96 in Narail, 87 in Jhenaidah, 47 in Magura, 34 in Satkhira.
The total covid-19 patients now stands at 19,823 in Khulna, 16,206 in Jessore, 11,197 in Kushtia, 5,945 in Jhenaidah, 5,015 in Bagerhat, 4,924 in Chuadanga, 4,621 in Satkhira, 3,581 in Narail, 2,818 in Meherpur and 2,271 in Magura in the division.