News Desk: In Kushtia, three more people died of coronavirus in the last 24 hours while undergoing treatment in the corona unit of the 250-bed General Hospital. One died in the previous 24 hours.
Friday (September 18) at 9 am Kushtia General Hospital Statistics Officer. Mejbaul Alam has confirmed this information. He said that although the death toll has increased in the last 24 hours as compared to the previous day, the pressure of admitting new patients has decreased a bit. As many as 61 patients are being treated at the hospital till 9 am on Friday. Of these, 30 patients are infected with corona and 31 are admitted with symptoms. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, Kushtia PCR lab has identified 31 new corona against 314 sample tests in the district.
The detection rate is 15.28 percent. So far, 18,229 people have been infected with corona in Kushtia district. Of these, 17,133 people have recovered. So far, 855 people have died of corona in the district. Of the 46 newly identified people, 21 are in Kushtia Sadar, 6 in Kumarkhali Upazila, 2 in Daulatpur Upazila, 9 in Bheramara Upazila, 4 in Mirpur Upazila and 5 in Khoksa Upazila.
At present the number of corona patients in the district is 341. Of these, 300 are being treated in home isolation and 41 in hospital isolation.