17 more infected with coronavirus in Chuadanga
Some seventeen more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours in Chuadanga district, taking the total virus cases to 256 here.
Chuadanga civil surgeon Dr ASM Maruf Hasan confirmed the matter on Monday morning.
He said 64 samples were sent to PCR lab of Kushtia Medical College Hospital and the test result has come this morning.
Among the newly contracted persons, four are in Sadar, six in Damurhuda and the rest seven in Alamdanga upazila.
Meanwhile, 147 patients have already been recovered from the virus while three died in the district.
Of the total infected persons, 19 were kept at an isolation unit of Chuadanga Sadar Hospital and the rest are in home quarantine, he added.
The first corona patient in the district was reported on march 19.