39,008 infected, 32, 846 recovered from Covid-19 in Khulna
KHULNA, – With detection of 319 new positive cases in all ten districts of the division, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients now hit 39,008 till this noon.
A total of 32,846 have been cured from the lethal virus infection and recovery rate now stands at 84.20 percent,” Assistant Director for Khulna health division Dr. Ferdousi Akhter told BSS.
The total number of COVID-19 patients rose to 39,008 with 319 new positive cases were reported after testing 830 samples at the Khulna Medical College Laboratory and two others COVID-19 laboratories in the division in the last 24 hours till this noon.
Of the total new positive cases, 116 were detected in Khulna, followed by 68 in Satkhira, 61 in Kushtia, 35 in Jashore, 10 in Chuadanga, eight each in Jhenaidah and Meherpur, six in Narail and one in Magura district, she added.
“A total of 40,564 corona infected patients were admitted in different hospitals as 32,846 have been recovered and 711 died while the rest are undergoing treatment at their respective homes in the division”, Dr. Ferdousi continued.
Talking to BSS today, Divisional Director (Health) Dr. Rasheda Sultana said the number of total fatalities stands at 711 in the division with 10 more deaths reported in the division on Friday.
Of the fatalities four are in Bagerhat, three in Meherpur, two in Kushtia and one in Satkhira district in the division.
The district-wise break-up of the death tolls are 192 in Khulna, 129 in Kushtia, 85 in Jashore, 64 in Chuadanga, 57 in Jhenidah, 57 in Bagerhat, 51 in Satkhira, 27 in Narail, 26 in Meherpur and 23 in Magura district in the division.
“The average casualty rate among all 39,008 COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 1.82 percent in the division,” she mentioned.
On the other hand, a total of 233 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while others 156 were released in all ten districts of the division over the last 24 hours till 12 this noon.
A total of 79,726 people had, so far, been kept under home quarantine and isolation at hospital.
Of them, 78,360 have been released as they were given clearance certificates after completing their respective 14-day quarantine period and 39,241 are currently remaining in home or institutional quarantine in the division.