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32 die, 539 more test positive for Covid-19 in Khulna division

The new infection figure shows a decrease compared to the previous day

Update : 03 Jul 2021, 04:10 PM

A total of 539 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in all 10 districts of the Khulna division in the last 24 hours till Saturday, taking the number of infected patients to 59,260.

With 32 more fatalities reported afresh during the period, the total death toll from the deadly disease reached 1,168, said Dr Rasheda Sultana, divisional director of Health.

Among the 32 fatalities, reported from seven districts in the division, 11 were in Khulna, eight in Jessore, five in Kushtia, three in Jhenaidah, two each in Narail and Chuadanga and one in Meherpur districts in the division.

The new fatality and infection figures show an increase and decrease respectively compared to the previous day, said the health department sources.

 “Among the infected people, 39,652 have, so far, been cured of the lethal virus with 298 new recoveries found this morning,” said Dr Rasheda, adding that a total of 7,699 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 59,606 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 40,480 have so far been released.

On the other hand, 427 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 375 others were released from isolation during the last 24 hours till 8am on Saturday.

With the new fatalities, the district-wise break-up of the total deaths now stands at 285 in Khulna, 230 in Kushtia, 162 in Jessore, 100 in Jhenaidah, 96 in Chuadanga, 88 in  Bagerhat, 74 in Satkhira, 56 in Meherpur, 50 in Narail and 27 in Magura districts

With the newly detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 16,237 in Khulna, 13,040 in Jessore, 8,281 in Kushtia, 4,591 in Jhenaidah, 3,484 in Satkhira, 3,620 in Bagerhat, 3,513 each in Satkhira and Chuadanga, 2,842 in Narail, 1,989 in Meherpur and 1,634  in Magura.

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