78 newly cotract COVID-19 in Manikganj...

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78 newly cotract COVID-19 in Manikganj

 Manikganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:26 PM, 10 July 2020  

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In Manikganj, 78 more COVID-19 patients have been detected including magistrate, doctor, journalist, pharmacist and three nurses. The district has reported 709 positive cases so far.

District Civil Surgeon Dr. Anwarul Amin Akhand confirmed the information on Friday noon.

According to the district health division, there are 40 newly infected people in Manikganj Sadar upazila. They include an executive magistrate, a doctor, a journalist, a pharmacist and three nurses. Besides, nine in Singair upazila, six in Ghior, eight in Shibala, two in Harirampur, seven in Daulatpur and six in Saturia upazila.

Dr. Anwarul Amin Akhand said the number of COVID-19 patients in the district increased to 709. Of these, 527 have recovered. At present 182 people are undergoing treatment. Eight of them are undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of District Sadar Hospital and 174 in their respective houses. Seven people have died from coronavirus so far. And 18 people died in the district with its symptoms. 

He added that one out of every four people infected with Kovid in the district has recovered.