Covid-19 cases reach 49,545 with 205 new infections in Ctg

Publish: 7:17 PM, April 28, 2021 | Update: 7:17:PM, April 28, 2021

CHATTOGRAM, – A total of 205 more people were tested positive for Covid-19 after testing 1662 samples in the last 24 hours at 10 COVID-19 laboratories in the district till Tuesday evening, climbing the number of infections to 49,545.

According to the hospital sources, the infection rate is 12.33 percent during the period.

The daily new infection figure shows a slight decline compared to the previous day’s figure of 245, but the recovery rate declining continuously in the district in recent weeks,” Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chatogram told BSS today.

Among the infected patients 164 are from Chattogram city and 41 from different upazilas of the district.

The health expert of Chattogram urged city dwellers again and again to strictly follow health rules and use masks due to continuous increasing corona infections here.

With four deaths on Tuesday, the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Chattogram steady 508, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said.

“Among the reported fatalities, 377 were the residents of the port city and the rest 131 were from different upazilas of the district,” he said,

Among the total infected people, 39,743 are the residents of the port city and the rest 9,802 are the inhabitants of different upazilas of the district, he continued.

“The number of cured patients from the lethal virus infection has reached 36,286 in the district with the recovery of 99 more patients on Tuesday,” the health official said, adding that the percentage of recovery rate stands at 73.24.

A total of 1,568 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at designated hospitals here, he mentioned.