A total of 6,482 patients have, so far, been cured from COVID-19 with 290 afresh ones during the past twenty-four hours in all eight districts of Rajshahi division ending this morning, said a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report on Thursday, BSS reports.
The report also said 1,187 other infected patients were undergoing treatment in designated hospitals in the division till this morning, said Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, adding the death toll rose to 167 including 102 in Bogura followed by 23 in Rajshahi including 11 in its city.
Besides, all the positive cases for COVID-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 3,180 others were monitored in isolation units in different hospitals under institutional supervision and another 1,853 were released till the morning.
Meanwhile, with detection of 296 new more positive cases in seven districts on Wednesday, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients in the division now jumped to 12,335, Gopen Nath said.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 109 were detected in Rajshahi district including 71 in its city followed by 61 in Bogura district.
Apart from this, 46 people have also tested COVID-19 positive afresh in Sirajganj, 41 in Joypurhat and 34 in Natore districts on the same day.
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.