Twelve more people have died of Covid-19 at three hospitals in Khulna in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Wednesday.
Nine of them were confirmed Covid-19 patients, while the remaining exhibited symptoms of the virus, the officials said.
Of them, five died at Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital, three at Gazi Medical College Hospital and four at the Covid unit of Khulna General Hospital.
Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital nodal officer Dr Suhas Ranjan Haldar said that five people have died at the hospital in the past 24 hours. Of them, two were confirmed Covid-19 patients.
Besides, 201 people are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. Of them, 135 are receiving treatment in the red zone, 26 in the yellow zone and 20 in the intensive care unit, said Dr Suhas.
Some 38 people were admitted to the hospital during this 24-hour period, while 21 were discharged from the hospital, he said.
Dr Gazi Mizanur Rahman, owner of the private Gazi Medical College Hospital, said three people have died at the hospital's corona unit in the past 24 hours.
Khulna General Hospital's corona unit spokesman Kazi Abu Rashed said that four Covid patients have died at the hospital since Tuesday morning.