A total of 998 more people have also tested positive for Covid-19 in all 10 districts of the division during the 24-hour period
Khulna division saw another deadly day due to the coronavirus pandemic, recording 27 more deaths and 998 infections in last 24 hours till 8am on Tuesday.
A total of 27 fatalities were reported in seven districts of the division during the time, raising the death toll to 864, said Dr Rasheda Sultana, divisional director of Health.
Among the new fatalities, nine are in Khulna, five in Kushtia, four each in Bagerhat and Jessore, three in Narail and two in Meherpur in the division.
The district-wise breakdown of these deaths currently stands at 220 in Khulna, 162 in Kushtia, 113 in Jessore, 74 in Chuadanga, , 70 in Bagerhat, 68 in Jhenaidah, 62 in Satkhira, 35 each in Meherpur and Narail and 25 in Magura
A total of 998 more people have also tested positive for Covid-19 in all 10 districts of the division during the 24-hour period, climbing the number of infected patients to 46,975.
The new daily infection figure also shows an increase compared to the previous day’s figure of 945, said the health department sources.
“Among the infected people, 34,948 have, so far, been cured from the lethal virus with 321 new recoveries found,” said Dr Rasheda, adding that a total of 5,942 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 47,228 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 35,622 have been released so far.
On the other hand, 190 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 126 others were released from isolation during the last 24 hours till 8am on Tuesday.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 268 were detected in Khulna, followed by 253 in Jessore, 119 in Kushtia, 86 in Satkhira, 82 in Chuadanga, 56 in Bagerhat, 46 in Meherpur, 42 in Narail, 30 in Jhenaidah and 16 in Magura in the division.
With the new detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total case now stands at 13,264 in Khulna, 10,038 in Jessore, 6,540 in Kushtia, 3,521 in Jhenaidah 3,002 in Satkhira, 2,732 in Chuadanga, 2,692 in Bagerhat, 2,352 in Narail, 1,421 in Magura and 1,413 in Meherpur.