8 more deaths at RMCH Covid-19 unit
Published: 10:18 AM, 18 September 2021 Updated: 10:19 AM, 18 September 2021
Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded eight more fatalities at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Saturday. Of the fresh fatalities, four were male and four were female.
Confirming the information, RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani told media that three each of the deceased were the residents of Rajshahi and Natore while one each was from Kushtia and Chhapainawabganj districts.
Twenty-five 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 128, including 34 positive cases.
Seven other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit after being cured during the time.
Yazdani said 19 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 after testing 259 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on Friday, showing 6.67 percent positivity rate.