18 more die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division...

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18 more die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division

 Rangpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:37 PM, 1 August 2021  

18 more die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division

18 more die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division

The number of coronavirus deaths and cases is on rising in Rangpur division. Another 18 people died of the virus during the preceding 24 hours, raising the total death tally to 936. At the same time, the case load climbed to 44,852 as 679 more people were infected with the virus in the division during the same time.

Rangpur Divisional Health Director Md. Motaharul Islam came up with the development.

He said of the 18 deaths 6 were from Rangpur district, 1 from Panchagharh, 1 from Nilphamari, one from Kurigram, 6 from Thakurgaon, 2 from Dinajpur, and 1 from Gaibandha. 

The district-wise break up of the 936 fatalities stands at 206 in Rangpur, 58 in Panchagarh, 67 in Nilphamari, 55 in Lalmonirhat, 54 in Kurigram, 182 in Thakurgaon, 270 in Dinajpur, and 44 in Gaibandha districts of the division. 

“The district-wise break up of 44,852 infected patients stands at 9,961 in Rangpur, 2,756 in Panchagarh, 3,617 in Nilphamari, 2,253 in Lalmonirhat, 3,562 in Kurigram, 6,139 in Thakurgaon, 12,713 in Dinajpur and 3,851 in Gaibandha of the division,” he said.

Meanwhile, the total number of healed Covid-19 patients reached 34,519 with recovery of 678 more infected patients on Saturday in the division where the average recovery rate currently stands at 76.96 percent.

The 34,519 recovered patients include 6,909 of Rangpur, 1,696 Panchagarh, 2,930 Nilphamari, 1,837 Lalmonirhat, 2,564 Kurigram, 4,580 Thakurgaon, 11,367 in Dinajpur, and 2,636 Gaibandha districts in the division.