COVID-19 cases in Rajshahi division jump to 4,990

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With detection of 158 new more positive cases in seven districts on Saturday, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients in Rajshahi division jumped to 4,990, said a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation related daily report on Sunday, reports BSS.

Quoting the daily report Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, said of the total new positive cases, 57 were detected in Naogaon, 44 in Bogura and 39 in Rajshahi districts only.

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Of the total infected patients, 933 have, so far, recovered from the deadly disease with 72 fatalities including 48 in Bogura and 547 others were undergoing treatment in hospitals in the division till Sunday morning.

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-related guidelines.

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