Medical &Health

Two more reported COVID-19 positive in Rangpur division

Two more people were tested positive for

COVID-19 today raising the total number of coronavirus infected patients to

15,841 in all eight districts of Rangpur division.

Health officials said the two new cases were reported after diagnosing 156

samples at the daily infection rate of 1.28 percent today in the division

where the infection rate continues declining and COVID-19 vaccination

campaign continues smoothly.

All of the two new patients diagnosed today, were reported positive after

diagnosing 94 samples at the COVID-19 Laboratory at Rangpur Medical College

(RpMC) in Rangpur city.

“The two new patients include one each from Rangpur and Gaibandha

districts,” Chief of the Divisional Coronavirus Service and Prevention Task

Force and Principal of Rangpur Medical College Professor Dr. AKM Nurunnobi

Lyzu told BSS tonight.

Meanwhile, none was reported positive after diagnosing 62 samples at the

COVID-19 Laboratory at M Abdur Rahim Medical College (MARMC) in Dinajpur


Talking to BSS, Focal Person of COVID-19 and Assistant Director (Health)

for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui said the number of COVID-19 patients

rose to 15,841 as two new positive cases were reported from across the

division today.

“The district-wise break up of total 15,841 patients stands at 4,045 in

Rangpur, 794 in Panchagarh, 1,331 in Nilphamari, 965 in Lalmonirhat, 1,020 in

Kurigram, 1,512 in Thakurgaon, 4,711 in Dinajpur and 1,463 in Gaibandha,” Dr.

Siddiqui added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)