Record 18 deaths at Rajshahi Medical’s corona unit
Published: 10:24 AM, 24 June 2021 Updated: 03:19 PM, 24 June 2021
As many as 18 more patients have died in the last 24 hours at the corona unit in Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH), which is the highest daily fatalities in the unit.
Eight of them died from coronavirus while 10 others with the symptoms.
RMCH director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani confirmed the information on Thursday morning.
"From 8:00 am on Wednesday (June 23) to 8:00 am on Thursday (June 24), 18 people died in different wards of RMCH. 13 of them were from Rajshahi, one from Chapainawabganj and four from Naogaon," he said.
Meanwhile, 54 people have been admitted to RMCH in the last 24 hours while 43 have returned home after recovered from coronavirus. With the new patients, a total of 404 patients are now undergoing treatment in the 309-bed corona unit of the Hospital as of this morning.