1 death in one day in Chittagong, 13 identified

 Staff Correspondent |  Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 |  12:34 pm
1 death in one day in Chittagong, 13 identified
       

In Chittagong, one person has died of corona in the last 24 hours. At the same time, corona of 13 people has been identified by testing 1,026 samples in 13 labs. Of these, 6 live in metropolitan areas and 5 live in different upazilas.

Considering the test, the detection rate is 1.02.43 percent.

The District Civil Surgeon’s Office said this on Tuesday morning.

Sources at the Civil Surgeon’s Office further said that the houses of three of the newly identified patients at the upazila level were in Boalkhali, four in Boalkhali and one in Hathazari Upazila.

So far, the total number of identified patients has stood at 1 lakh 2 thousand 116 people. Of these, 63,911 are in the metropolitan area and 26,217 are at the upazila level. So far, a total of 1,315 people have died, including 720 in the metropolitan area and 595 at the upazila level.

The first corona patient was identified on April 3 last year in Chittagong. Then on April 9, the first person to die from the virus.