158 virus cases, two deaths in Kishoreganj in a day
Some 158 more people have contracted coronavirus in Kishoreganj district in the last 24 hours, taking the total virus cases to 9,768.
During this period, two persons died from coronavirus, taking the total death toll to 163.
Kishoreganj Civil Surgeon Dr Md Mujibur Rahman confirmed the matter on Wednesday.
Of the newly infected people, 54 are in Sadar, 25 in Bajitpur, five in Hossainpur, 20 in Pakundia, four in Kuliarchar, 33 in Bhairab, 11 in Katiadi, two in Itna, one in Tarail, and one in Austagram upazila.
The upazila-wise breakup of the total virus cases is: 4,145 in Sadar, 349 in Hossainpur, 344 in Karimganj, 271 in Tarail, 545 in Pakundia, 827 in Katiadi, 368 in Kuliarchar, 1,836 in Bhairab, 129 in Nikli, 662 in Bajitpur, 95 in Itna, 109 in Mithamoin and 88 in Austagram upazila.
Meanwhile, a total of 6,822 people have, so far, been recovered from the virus in the district, the civil surgeon added.