Seventeen more Covid patients have died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Sunday.
Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani said of the deceased, five tested positive while 11 others had symptoms of the virus.
Six of them were from Rajshahi district, two each from Chapainawabganj and Pabna, four from Natore and one each from Naogaon, Bogura and Jhenaidah districts.
Some 315 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from July 1 to 18.
Besides, 60 more new patients have been admitted to the hospital with Covid symptoms in the past 24 hours. Currently, 507 patients are undergoing treatment at the 454-bed hospital.