News Desk: No one has died in Chittagong in the last 24 hours due to coronavirus infection. However, 550 people were identified as infected with the virus during this period. The total number of identified people in the district so far stood at one lakh four thousand 98 people and the death toll stood at one thousand 335 people.
A report released by the Chittagong Civil Surgeon's Office on Sunday (January 18th) morning revealed this information.
Civil Surgeon Dr. Mohammad Ilias Chowdhury said that in the last 24 hours, samples of 1,963 people were tested in different labs of Chittagong and corona germs were detected in the bodies of 550 people. In contrast to the sample test, the infection rate is about 26.63 percent. Among the identified, 362 are residents of the city and 18 are residents of different upazilas.
In the last 24 hours, he said, 15 people in Chittagong University Lab, 96 people in Fauzdarhat BITID Lab, 34 people in Chittagong Medical College Hospital Lab, 236 people in Antigen Test, 59 people in Chevron Hospital, 32 people in Chittagong Maternal and Child Hospital Lab, 32 people in Epic Healthcare Lab. Three people were diagnosed with corona in Lab Aid Hospital Lab, 25 in Asian Specialized Hospital Lab and 15 in Shah Amanat International Airport Lab.