COVID-19 cases exceed 2,700 mark in Rangpur division

Map of Rangpur
Map of Rangpur
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The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases exceeded the 2,700 mark as 58 more new patients were reported positive after testing their samples in Rangpur division on Monday, reports BSS.

“The total number of COVID-19 patients now stands at 2,714 in all eight districts of the division,” focal person of COVID-19 and assistant director (Health) for Rangpur division ZA Siddiqui told BSS on Tuesday.

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Talking to BSS, divisional director (Health) Amin Ahmed Khan said the common people should become more aware of the severity of COVID-19 virus as its limited scale community transmission continues at fewer places in the division.

Meanwhile, with the healing of 49 more COPVID-19 infected people on Friday, the total number of recovered patients rose to 1,579 now with the recovery rate of 58.17 per cent in the division.

The 1,579 recovered COVID-19 patients include 534 of Rangpur, 109 of Panchagarh, 243 of Nilphamari, 52 of Lalmonirhat, 78 of Kurigram, 134 of Thakurgaon, 319 of Dinajpur and 110 of Gaibandha districts.

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