7 more die at RMCH Covid unit, positivity rate 3.19%
Published: 10:21 AM, 20 September 2021
Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded seven more fatalities at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Monday. Of the fresh fatalities, four were male and three were female.
Confirming the information, RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani told media that three of the deceased were the residents of Rajshahi, two from Naogaon and one each from Natore and Chhapainawabganj districts.
Eighteen more patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of the hospital in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of admitted patients to 130. Nineteen other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit after being cured during the time.
Yazdani said nine people were diagnosed with Covid-19 after testing 237 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on Friday, showing 3.19 percent positivity rate.