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Nearly 1000 infected in Chandpur

 Chandpur Correspondent

 Published: 05:32 PM, 2 July 2020   Updated: 06:01 PM, 2 July 2020

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51 more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 970 in Chandpur. Besides, the death toll from the pandemic has risen to 60. 

According to the Chandpur Civil Surgeon's Office on Thursday afternoon, a total of 88 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. Of these, 51 have tested positive for the deadly disease. Of the 52 newly identified, 30 are in Chandpur Sadar, two in Haimchar, five in Matlab South, nine in Faridganj and five in Hajiganj. 

Civil Surgeon Dr Md Sakhawat Ullah said that among the total 970 CIVId-18 patients, 382 are in Chandpur Sadar, 75 in Haimchar, 68 in Matlab North, 106 in Matlab South, 98 in Faridganj, 95 in Hajiganj, 43 in Kachua and 101 in Shahrasti.

He added that 60 people have died in the district due to coronavirus. Of them, 17 are in Chandpur Sadar, seven in Faridganj, 16 in Hajiganj, four in Shahrasti, five in Kachua, eight in Matlab North and three in Matlab South.