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Rajshahi hospital sees 10 more Covid deaths in a day

| Updated: June 19, 2021 16:15:53


Rajshahi hospital sees 10 more Covid deaths in a day

Ten more people have died of Covid-19 at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, officials said Saturday.

Among them, three were confirmed Covid cases, while the remaining seven patients showed symptoms of the virus, hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yeazdani said.

Of the deceased, five were from Rajshahi district while the remaining five belonged to Chapainawabganj district.

A total of 193 people have died of Covid-19 at RMCH in the last 19 days, reports UNB.

Shamim also said that some 46 people have been admitted to the corona unit of the hospital in the past 24 hours. At the same time, 18 patients have recovered and discharged.

"The figure was somewhat more than that of Friday's, but the infection rate in Rajshahi decreased to 30.06 percent," he said.

On Friday, 376 samples were tested in Rajshahi, of which 113 emerged positive.

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