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Covid-19: Four more die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in 24 hours

  • Published at 12:00 pm June 12th, 2021
RMCH Rajshahi Medical College Hospital
File photo shows a general view of the entrance of the Emergency and Casualty Unit of the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Dhaka Tribune

With the latest fatalities, a total of 161 people have died at the Covid-19 unit of RMCH since May 24

Four more Covid-19 patients and patients with symptoms died at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the 24 hours to 8am on Saturday, said hospital officials.

One of the deceased, a resident of Chapainawabganj, tested positive for the deadly virus, said RMCH Deputy Director Saiful Ferdous.

Three others with symptoms of the disease hailed from Rajshahi, he added.


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As many as 289 patients were undergoing treatment at Covid-19 unit of the hospital until Saturday morning, with 25 people got admitted over the last 24 hours.

There are 271 beds at the hospital's Covid unit.

With the latest fatalities, a total of 161 people have died at the Covid unit of RMCH since May 24, said Dr Ferdous.


Also Read - Four more die of Covid-19 in Chapainawabganj


Eighty-four of the deceased contracted Covid-19, he added.

In light of the worsening coronavirus situation in the division, the local authorities enforced an all-out week-long lockdown from 5pm on Friday in Rajshahi metropolitan city.

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