PV Desk :  A total of 112 people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 771 samples at five COVID-19 laboratories in Chattogram district.

Among the newly detected patients, 87 are from Chattogram city and 25 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

The total number of infected patients now stands at 14214 in Chattogram district, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told the media on Thursday.

A patient has died in Chattogram due to corona infection day, he said.

A total of 2168 coronavirus patients including today’s 75 have recovered so far and the percentage of recovery rate stands at 15.25 percent in the district,” Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi added.

“The healed patients were discharged from different home isolations and Dedicated Corona Isolation Hospitals of the district as two consecutive real-time PCR tests were found negative,” he said,

Among the total infected patients, 9942 are from Chattogram city and 4263 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.

Edited By-SPT