M’singh Medical’s Corona unit counts 16 more deaths in 24hrs
Published: 10:32 AM, 29 July 2021
Corona unit of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH); File Photo
Another 16 people succumbed to the Covid-19 and its symptoms in the last 24 hours at the Corona unit of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH).
Confirming the matter on Thursday morning, Dr. Mohiuddin Khan Moon, a spokesman of the MMCH’s Corona unit, said among the deaths – three died of Covid-19 and 13 died with symptoms while undergoing treatment at the hospital from Wednesday 8 am to Thursday 8 am.
He said 453 patients are currently admitted to the Corona unit. 20 of them are in ICU. 83 people were newly admitted and 73 people returned home after recovery.
Meanwhile, the Mymensingh district has surpassed all records in Covid-19 cases in a day. In the last 24 hours, 1,060 samples were tested, yielding the virus positivity among 458 people with a detection rate of 27.59 percent, said the civil surgeon Dr. Mohammad Nazrul Islam.