Fifty two more people have died of Covid-19 in different districts of Khulna division in the last 24 hours until Monday morning as highly contagious Delta variant continues its onslaught across the country.
According to the health director’s office, another 1,165 people tested positive during the period.
Of the recent deaths, 14 were recorded in Kushtia, 12 in Khulna, 11 in Jessore,5 in Meherpur, 3 in Jhenaidah, 2 each in Bagerhat, Magura and Narail and 1 in Satkhira.
Khulna has emerged as one of the hotspots of coronavirus in June and July as the number of cases and deaths has been increasing every day.
With the fresh numbers, the total death toll in the division has crossed 1,947, said the health officials.
Some 82,586 cases have been detected in 10 districts of the division since the onset of Covid, of which 54,405 patients have recovered so far.
Source: United News of Bangladesh