A total of 714 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in all 10 districts of Khulnadivision on Monday till 8.00am, climbing the number of infected patients to 1,17461. However, no death was reported in the last 24 hours. The total fatalities from the disease remains at 3,202 in the division, said Dr Monjur Morshed, Khulna divisional director of Health.
The new daily infection figure shows an almost increase compared to the previous day’s figure 688, said the health department sources. Of the total new positive cases, the highest 196 were detected in Jashore, followed by 182 in Khulna, 97 in Kushtia, 72 in Jhenaidah, 61 in Satkhira, 31 in Magura, 26 in Chuadanga, 23 in Bagerhat and 13 each in Meherpur and Narail district.
“Among the infected people, 1, 09,459 have, so far, been cured from the lethal virus with eight new recoveries found on Tuesday morning,” said Dr Monjur, adding that a total of 18,502 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals in the division.
Besides, all the positive cases for Covid-19 have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 1, 18,503 were kept in isolation units of different hospitals for institutional supervision. Of them, 1, 13.423 have now been released. On the other hand, 37 more people have been sent to home and institutional quarantine afresh while 22 others were released from isolation during the last 24 hours till 8 am today.
With the new 714 detected patients, the district-wise break-up of the total cases now stands at 29,067 in Khulna, 23,011 in Jashore, 19,495 in Kushtia, 10,060 in Jhenaidah, 7,395 in Satkhira, 7,064 in Chuadanga, 7,173 in Bagerhat, 5,087 in Narail, 4,828 in Meherpur and 4281 in Magura.
A total of 1, 04,699 people have, so far, been kept under quarantine since March 10 in 2020 to prevent the community transmission of the deadly coronavirus.
Of them, 1, 04, 4462 people, now, have been released as they were given clearance after completing their respective 14-day quarantine.