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Covid-19 cases doubled in Cumilla

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:06 PM, 14 June 2021  

Covid-19 cases doubled in Cumilla

Covid-19 cases doubled in Cumilla

Coronavirus infection has doubled in a week in Cumilla. District Civil Surgeon informed this on Monday.

A total of 292 samples were tested for coronavirus on Monday in the district. Of these, 48 came positive for the virus. The infection rate is 16.10 percent which was 8 percent last week. In addition, considering the cases and rate, Monday was the highest single-day spike of cases in a month.

Civil Surgeon Dr. Mir Mubarak Hossain said the rate of coronavirus infection was 8.5 percent on Sunday, 9.1 percent on Saturday, 14.1 percent on Friday, 8 percent on Thursday, 9.7 percent on Wednesday, and  8 percent on Tuesday.

He added that as of Monday, 13,085 people had been infected with the coronavirus in the district. Of them, 10, 993 people have recovered. Besides, 451 people have died of coronavirus in Cumilla so far.