43 new coronavirus cases in Rajshahi division, totaled 917
A total of 43 more people have been infected with coronavirus in Rajshahi division in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning, taking the total to 917.
A daily report in Rajshahi on coronavirus confirmed the matter in the morning.
So far, 230 have recovered from Covid-19 in the division.
Divisional Director of Health Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya said a significant number of 35 more people tested positive for coronavirus in a single day in Bogura, taking the total to 357.
The district-wise breakup of the division’s COVID-19 cases is as follows: 52 in Rajshahi, 54 in Chapainawabganj, 132 in Naogaon, 55 in Natore, 189 in Joypurhat, 43 in Sirajganj and 35 in Pabna.
Following confirmation of new COVID-19 cases, the respective houses of the infected persons in different areas in the division were placed on 14-day isolation.
He said all the positive cases for the virus have, so far, been brought under necessary treatment while 491 others kept at isolation units of different hospitals under institutional supervision and another 319 have been released in the division.