With detection of 218 new more positive cases in six districts on Monday, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients in Rajshahi division now climbed to 12,039, said a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report on Tuesday, BSS reports.
Of the total infected patients, 6,192 have, so far, been recovered from the COVID-19 with 165 fatalities including 101 in Bogura and 23 in Rajshahi.
Another 1,177 patients were undergoing treatment in designated hospitals in the division till this morning.
Of the total new positive cases, the highest 115 were detected in Rajshahi including 74 in its city followed by 71 in Bogura district, Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, said.
With the new detected cases, the district-wise break-up of the reported COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,866 in Rajshahi including 2,212 in its city, 416 in Chapainawabganj, 922 in Naogaon, 405 in Natore, 667 in Joypurhat, 4,626 in Bogura, 1,315 in Sirajganj and 822 in Pabna districts.
A total of 51,619 people had, so far, been kept under quarantine since 10 March to prevent community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19).