75 more contact Covid in Noakhali
As many as 75 more people contacted novel coronavirus in Noakhali district on Wednesday.
District civil surgeon Dr Masum Iftekhar said 47 cases were reported in Sadar, one in Subarnachar, 11 in Begumganj, seven in Sonaimuri, two in Chatkhil, five in Companiganj, two in Kabirhat upazila.
So far, a total of 9,911 were infected with Covid-19 in Noakhali while 7,159 made recovery and 2,625 are in isolation.
In the last 24 hours, 345 samples were tested in two coronavirus testing laboratories.
The infection rate is 21.74 per cent in the last 24 hours, compared to the samples tested, while the overall infection rate is 10.64 per cent in the district. So far, the recovery rate is 72.23 per cent and the mortality rate is 1.28 per cent.
Till now, 127 people died of coronavirus in the district.
Currently, 44 are undergoing treatment at a makeshift hospital dedicated for coronavirus patients at Shaheed Bhulu Stadium in Sadar upazila and 16 in isolation there.