RMCH sees 12 more Covid deaths in 24 hrs

RMCH sees 12  more Covid deaths in 24 hrs

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Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH)  recorded 12 more deaths from Coronavirus infection  in 24 hours until 6 am on Tuesday.

Among them, eight were Covid-19 patients while the rest four died after showing Covid-19 symptoms at the hospital, said director of the hospital Brigadier General Shamim Yeazdani.

Of the deceased, three were from Rajshahi, seven from Chapainawabganj, one each from Natore and Naogaon districts.

A total of 148 people have died of Covid-19  in Rajshahi division in the last 15 days till Tuesday morning as situation is worsening in different border districts.

Shamim Yazdani said 58 people were admitted to the Corona unit of the hospital in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

Of them, 39 are from Rajshahi, eight from Chapainawabganj, four from Natore, five from Naogaon and two from Kushtia.

Forty-three people were discharged from the hospital after recovery during the period. 

Besides, 325 people are undergoing treatment  against 273 beds at the Corona unit of the hospital.

 Of them, 189 are from Rajshahi, 82 from Chapainawabganj, 17 from Natore, 26 from Naogaon, four from Pabna, six from Kushtia and one from Chuadanga.

However, the hospital authorities are providing treatment after arranging additional beds, said Shamim.

As the coronavirus situation in Rajshahi kept worsening the district administration imposed a strict lockdown from 5pm on June 4 till June 17 midnight.