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RMCH records one more fatality in Covid-19 unit

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:46 PM, 16 November 2021  

RMCH records one more fatality in Covid-19 unit

RMCH records one more fatality in Covid-19 unit

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded one more fatality in its Covid-19 unit during the last 24 hours till 6am today.

RMCH Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani said the female deceased was a resident of Kushtia district. She was suffering from symptoms of Covid-19.

The death toll due to Covid-19 and its symptoms reached 24 so far this month with the new fatality. However, the previous day's fatality figure was also one.

However, Thursday's death figure was zero after four consecutive days. The hospital recorded zero death on November 7 after another on October 31.

Earlier, the number of casualties was 100 in October, 167 in September, 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June in the Covid unit of RMCH, sources said.

Meanwhile, three more patients were admitted to the Covid-19 unit during the last 24 hours, taking the number of admitted patients to 31, including five testing positive for Covid-19, at present.

Two other patients returned home after being cured in the unit during the period.

Eight more people were found Covid-19 positive after testing 215 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on Monday, showing a 3.72 percent infection rate against 4.04 percent on Sunday.

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