738 fresh cases recorded in Ctg
Published: 02:08 PM, 18 January 2022 Updated: 02:08 PM, 18 January 2022
In Chattogram, 738 new cases of coronavirus have been found in 24 hours. These patients were identified through sample tests in different labs of the city.
Considering the sample, the detection rate was 23.67 percent. However, no death was reported on the day.
This information has been revealed in the news published by the District Civil Surgeon's Office on Tuesday morning.
According to the data, a total of 3,117 samples were tested in 13 government and private labs in Chattogram on Monday. The results of 738 people were found to be positive. Of these, 647 are from the city and 91 from different upazilas. The number of infected patients has come to 1,06,457 people. The death toll stood at 1,340.
Earlier, on Monday (January 17), coronavirus in 742 people was identified in Chattogram. Three people died at the same time. Civil Surgeon Mohammad Elias Chowdhury confirmed the information on Monday morning.
He said that in the last 24 hours, samples of 2,883 people have been tested in Chattogram University, BITID, Chattogram Medical College, Antigen Test, Imperial Hospital, Chevron Lab, Chattogram Maternal and Child Hospital, RTL, Medical Center Hospital, Epic Health Care, Lab Aid, Chattogram Metropolitan Hospital and Asian Specialized Hospital. Among them, coronavirus was found in the samples of 742 people.