Samples of 6,554 people were sent for tests from the district and among them reports of 6,024 came back with results until Saturday
As many as 63 people including 10 doctors tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours in Comilla, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients to 526 in the district,
Moreover, two deceased were reported positive of the virus on Saturday after they died at an hospital’s isolation ward, confirmed Comilla Civil Surgeon Dr Md Neyatuzzaman.
The deceased Delwar Hossain and Shamsur Rahman died at the isolation ward of Comilla Medical College Hospital.
A gynaecologist and a cardiologist of the hospital were diagnosed with Covid-19 and they were told to stay in quarantine, said the hospital's director Dr Md Mujibur Rahman.
Meanwhile, eight other doctors of Nangalkot Upazila Health Complex were diagnosed with Covid-19, said Nangalkot Upazila Nirbahi Officer Lamiya Saiful.
Samples of 6,554 people were sent for tests from the district and among them reports of 6,024 came back with results until Saturday, according to the civil surgeon.