Another 183 people test Covid-19 positive in 24 hours
Barisal division recorded 20 new Covid-19-related deaths in the 24 hours between 8am on Thursday and 8am on Friday.
Of the deceased, seven had tested Covid-19 positive while the remaining 13 showed symptoms consistent with the disease.
Of them, 15 died at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH), two each in Pirojpur and Jhalakathi and one in Patuakhali.
Divisional Health Office Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 414 people have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.
Besides, 183 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the six districts of Barisal division in the past 24 hours.
Of the fresh Covid-19 cases in the division, 109 were identified in Barisal district alone. So far, 11,953 people have been infected with Covid-19 in the district.
Some 27,905 patients have been identified in the division to date, and 17,520 of them have recovered.
According to SBMCH authorities, 52 more patients were admitted to the hospital in the 24 hours till Friday morning.
As many as 277 patients are currently undergoing treatment at the Covid-19 unit and the isolation ward of the hospital.