20 more dies of Covid in Rajshahi

2021-07-07, 5:33pm Disease


Twenty more people have died of Covid-19 at RMCH in the past 24 hours on Wednesday.

 Rajshahi , July L : Twenty more people have died of Covid-19 at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Wednesday.
While two of them were confirmed Covid-19 patients, the remaining showed symptoms of the virus, said hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yeazdani.
Of the deceased, seven were from Rajshahi, two each from Chapainawabganj and Natore, three from Naogaon, four from Pabna, and one each from Kushtia and Meherpur districts.
Shamim Yazdani said that 66 people have been admitted to the corona unit of the hospital in the past 24 hours.
On the other hand, some 67 people were discharged from the hospital after recovery during the period.
Besides, some 470 people are currently undergoing treatment against 454 beds at the corona unit of the hospital.
RMCH has been one of the most stretched hospitals in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, particularly since the latter part of May when the deadly Delta variant of the virus was identified in multiple samples in Rajshahi division, reports UNB.