Cumilla record 836 Covid cases, 10 deaths

2021-07-27, 3:57pm Disease

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Cumilla on Tuesday reported its highest single-day spike of 836 new Covid cases with 10 fresh deaths.

Cumilla, July 27:  Cumilla on Tuesday reported its highest single-day spike of 836 new Covid cases, while the district's corona death toll rose to 672 with 10 fresh deaths in 24 hours.

"Of the latest deaths, six were men and four women. They were aged between 35 and 80 years," District Civil Surgeon Dr Mir Mobarak Hossain told UNB.

On the other hand, the new cases have pushed up the district's Covid tally to 24,665. The fresh cases have taken the positivity rate to 36.6% when the WHO recommends below 5% for an area, reports UNB.