26 more contracted coronavirus in Faridpur
Published: 11:22 AM, 29 May 2020
PCR lab of Faridpur Medical College, Photo: Daily Bangladesh
A total of 26 more people in Faridpur have tested positive with coronavirus, bringing the district's total to 230.
The PCR lab of Faridpur Medical College confirmed that matter on Friday morning.
It is reported that the samples of 278 people from Faridpur and Gopalganj were tested on Thursday while 51 reports came back as Covid-19 positive. Of these, 29 people including three follow-ups in Faridpur and 22 people have been identified in Gopalganj.
Of the 26 infected people in Faridpur, nine are from Bhanga, eight from Charbhadrasan, four from Faridpur Sadar, two each from Boalmari and Nagarkandar and one from Madhukhali upazila while among them six are women and 20 are men.
Faridpur SP MD Alimuzzaman said that the houses of 26 newly infected in Faridpur have been isolated. The patients will be given medical treatment at home primarily; if their physical condition will be deteriorated then they must be transferred to a dedicated hospital.