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320 more test positive for Covid-19 in Khulna


By BSS
Published : 08 Feb 2022 08:33 PM

A total of 320 more people have been tested positive for Corona virus in all10 districts of the division till 8.00am Tuesday climbing the number of infected patients rose to126,393.

A total of 12 more people died during last 24 hours, so total fatalities from the disease reaches to 528 in Jashore, 273 in Jhenidah, 190 in Chuadanga, 184 in Meherpur,145 in Bagerhat, 124  in Narail, 91 in Magura and 91 in Satkhira, said Dr Monjur Morshed, Khulna Divisional Director of Health.

“Among the infected people, 1, 12,172 have, so far, been cured from the deadly virus with 842 new recoveries found on Tuesday morning,” he said adding that a total of 19,059 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals here.

Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 1, 27,458 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 116,083 have now been released.

On the other hand, 29 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 38 others were released from isolation during the time.

Of the total 320 new positive cases, the highest 64 were detected in Kushtia followed by 62 in Khulna, 44 in Jashore, 27 each in Narail and Chuadanga, 25 in Bagerhat, 24 in Satkhira, 23 in Jhenidah, 20 in Meherpur and  five in Magura in the division.     

With the new 320 detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 31,452  in Khulna, 24,639 in Jashore, 20,970  in Kushtia, 10,681 in Jhenidah, 8,108 in Satkhira, 7,755 in Bagerhat,  7,624 in Chuadanga, 5,410 in Narail, 5,182 in Meherpur and 4,572 in Magura.

A total of 105,445 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since March 10 in 2020 to 

prevent the community transmission of the deadly corona virus (COVID-19).

Of them, 1, 05,048 people, now, have been released as they were given clearance after completing their respective 14-day quarantine.