Health Desk – 10 Jun, 2021: Twelve more people died at the Covid units of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in the past 24 hours ending Thursday morning.
RMCH deputy director Saiful Ferdous told that of the dead, seven were Covid-19 positive while the rest ones had symptoms of Coronavirus infection and died before testing their samples.
Of the 12 deceased, he said, six were from Rajshahi district and three were from Chapainawabganj district.
According to the RMCH reports, a total of 92 patients died at the hospital’s corona units in the ongoing month. A total of 36 of them died with Covid symptoms before testing their samples.
Sources in the hospital said that surge in the number of Covid positivity in Rajshshi and in the bordering district of Chapainawabganj since late May compelled the hospital authorities to encourage Covid treatment at home.
Only the patients having serious difficulties, especially breathing problems, are asked to come to the hospital for admission.
Chapainawabganj is now witnessing lockdown while Rajshshhi is now witnessing strict restriction in the backdrop of surge in Covid cases and deaths.