COVID-19 cases reach 20,406 in Rajshahi division
With detection of 21 more positive cases afresh in five districts of Rajshahi division on Sunday the total number of COVID-19 infected patients here reached 20,406.
Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya, Divisional Director of Health, confirmed the information in a COVID-19 related daily report in Rajshahi division on Monday noon.
With the new detected cases, the district-wise break-up of the reported COVID-19 cases now stands at 5,028 in Rajshahi, including 3,691 in the city, 782 in Chapainawabganj, 1,310 in Naogaon, 1,015 in Natore, 1,115 in Joypurhat, 7,783 in Bogura, 2,198 in Sirajganj and 1,175 in Pabna.
Another 2,453 patients were undergoing treatment in designated hospitals in the division till this morning. Besides, 5,349 other suspected patients were undergoing treatment in isolation units and 4,703 have, by now, been released.
Dr Nath said the whereabouts of the persons, who came in contact with COVID-19 patients, were identified and they were asked to remain in home isolation so that the virus cannot spread further.