RMCH records four more deaths at Covid-19 unit
Published : 27 Sep 2021, 16:29
Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded four more fatalities at its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am today, raising the death toll to 156 so far this month.
However, the previous day's fatality figure was also four, while on Thursday last the death figure was just one which was the ever-lowest one in the hospital since the second wave of the pandemic hit the country around six months back.
Earlier, the number of casualties was 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June, health officials said.
RMCH Director Brigadier General Dr Shamim Yazdani told newsmen that the three of the deceased were the residents of Chapainawabganj, while one from Rajshahi.
Among the deaths, three were female and one male.
All of the fresh fatalities were suffering from symptoms of Covid-19 in the hospital.
Nineteen more patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of the hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of admitted patients to 113.
Eighteen other patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit after being cured during the time.
Meanwhile, six more people tested positive after testing 261 samples in Rajshahi's two laboratories on Sunday, showing a 2.29 percent positivity rate against 6.97 percent on Saturday.
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