Covid-19 infection gradually rising in Ctg

Published : 13 Jan 2022 08:58 PM

Coronavirus infection has gradually rose again in Chattogram city and district during the recent days. 

The number of victims has been increasing every day since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic this year.

A total of 260 people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 2,532 samples in 10 laboratories designated for Covid-19 test in Chattogram district. 

During the period, the infection rate is 10.26 percent. 

Earlier, 119 people were infected with the deadly virus on Monday while 207 on Tuesday and 222 more people were tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. 

Mentionable, the number of infection on Wednesday is the highest infection during the last three months from October to December in the district.  Health officials said the number of Covid-19 cases again speedily rose to 103,892 as 260 more people were reported positive till Thursday morning.

The total number of recovered patients from the deadly virus rose to 95,254 with the curing of 28 more people in the past 24 hours.

Dr Ilias Chowdhury, civil surgeon of Chattogram district, said the percentage of recovery rate is 91.68. 

With no more new death was recorded during the period, the death toll steady at 1,333.  A total of 401 infected patients are now undergoing treatment at different designated hospitals here, the sources added.