Four more people were tested COVID-19
positive today raising the total number of coronavirus infected patients to
15,840 in all eight districts of Rangpur division.
Health officials said the four new cases were reported after 94 samples
were tested at the laboratory. The daily infection rate is 4.26 percent today
in the division, where a declining trend in infection rate continues.
All of the four new patients were reported positive after diagnosing 94
samples at M Abdur Rahim Medical College (MARMC) in Dinajpur today.
“The four new infected patients include two each from Nilphamari and
Dinajpur districts,” Principal of MARMC Professor Dr. Syed Nazir Hossain
On the other hand, the testing process remained suspended today for an
inadequate number of collected samples at the COVID-19 Laboratory at Rangpur
Medical College (RpMC) in Rangpur city.
Talking to BSS tonight, Focal Person of COVID-19 and Assistant Director
(Health) for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui said the number of COVID-19
patients rose to 15,840 as four new positive cases were reported from across
the division today.
“The district-wise break up of total 15,840 patients stands at 4,044 in
Rangpur, 794 in Panchagarh, 1,331 in Nilphamari, 965 in Lalmonirhat, 1,020 in
Kurigram, 1,512 in Thakurgaon, 4,712 in Dinajpur and 1,462 in Gaibandha,” Dr.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)