Medical &Health

Four more reported COVID-19 positive in Rangpur division

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

said.

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.

Siddiqui added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)