8 more deaths at RMCH Covid-19 unit
Published: 10:50 AM, 22 September 2021
Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) Covid-19 unit reported eight deaths during the last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Wednesday. One of them died of coronavirus while seven others had its symptoms.
Confirming the information, RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani confirmed the information.
Three of the deceased was resident of Rajshahi, two from Naogaon and one each from Chapainawabganj, Kushtia and Natore districts, he said.
Twenty-five more patients were admitted to the designated Covid wards of the hospital during the time, raising the total number of patients to 122. Fifteen other patients returned home from the Covid-19 unit after being cured during the time.
A total of 38 people have been detected positive for Covid-19 after testing 365 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on yesterday, showing 7.45 percent positivity rate.