A total of 4,309 patients have, so far, cured from the COVID-19 with 235 new ones over the past twenty-four hours in all eight districts of Rajshahi division till Saturday last, said a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report on Sunday.
The report also said 1,028 other infected patients were undergoing treatment in hospitals in the division till this morning.
Besides, all the positive cases for COVID-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 2,587 others were monitored in isolation units in different hospitals under institutional supervision and another 1,468 were released till Saturday.
Meanwhile, with detection of 174 new more positive cases in six districts on Saturday, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients in the division now jumped to 9,989, Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, said.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 69 were detected in Rajshahi district including 54 in its city and Bogura district only.
Apart from this, 19 people have also tested COVID-19 positive afresh in Sirajganj, 10 in Natore and five in Chapainawabganj districts on the same day.
With the new detected cases, the district-wise break-up of the reported COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,108 in Rajshahi including 1,666 in its city, 291 in Chapainawabganj, 779 in Naogaon, 350 in Natore, 627 in Joypurhat, 4,120 in Bogura, 1,043 in Sirajganj and 671 in Pabna districts.
Following detection of new COVID-19 cases, the respective houses of the infected persons in different areas in the division were placed on 14-day lockdown according to the health safety guidelines.