The number of COVID-19 cases has surged to 2,326 in Khulna division with 199 more new positive cases reported after testing samples at three laboratories in the last 24 hours till Sunday noon, BSS reports.
Health officials said the newly detected 199 COVID-19 patients include 146 in Khulna, 19 in Kushtia, 13 in Narail, 10 in Jashore, four each in Bagerhat and Chuadanga and three in Meherpur districts in the division.
“The total number of COVID-19 patients now stood at 2,326 in all the 10 districts of Khulna division,” said assistant director (Health) of Khulna division Ferdousi Akhter.
Meanwhile, a total of 608 have cured from coronavirus infections as 61 more people were discharged from the Dedicated Corona Isolation Hospitals after their recovery in all 10 districts of the division in the last 24 hours.
Khulna divisional director (Health) Rasheda Sultana said the average recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is 26.14 per cent while fatality rate 1.33 per cent in the division.