A total of 157 people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 842 samples at five COVID-19 laboratories in Chattogram district, BSS reports.
Among the newly detected patients, 106 are from Chattogram city and 51 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.
The total number of infected patients now stands at 13,503 in Chattogram district, Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS on Friday.
Among the total infected patients, 9401 are from Chattogram city and 4102 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.
A total of 1,792 people were released from different hospitals after their recovery from COVID-19 infection till today, he said.