COVID detection rate 39.95 in Ctg...

COVID detection rate 39.95 in Ctg

 Chattogram Correspondent

 Published: 02:13 PM, 24 January 2022   Updated: 02:15 PM, 24 January 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 989 people have been identified coronavirus positive in Chattagram. The infection rate is 39.95 percent.

2,475 samples were tested from Sunday morning to Monday morning in the city. 989 among them were identified COVID positive. However, no one died by COVID on that day.

Samples were tested in 11 labs in Chattogram, 677 newly infected people from metropolitan areas and 312 residents of different upazilas. So far, the total number of coronavirus victims in Chattogram is 1,12,112 people.

Of these, 81,861 are in metropolitan areas and 30,251 in upazilas. Besides, a total of 1,343 people died. Of these, 728 are from the metropolis.

On January 19, the daily detection rate in Chattogram district exceeded to 30 percent. Now it is increasing to 40 percent.

On Saturday, the rate of identified patients across the country was 28 percent, while in Chattogram it was more than 29 percent. However, the Civil Surgeon's Office has not received any news of the death of anyone infected with coronavirus in the district in the last one day.