Barishal division has logged 18 new Covid related deaths in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Monday morning.
Of them, 10 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), 1 in Patuakhali and 7 in Barguna.
Besides, 841 people have tested positive for Covid in the division in the past 24 hours, the officials said.
Of the fresh Covid cases in the division,382 have been identified in Barisal district alone. So far, 12,684 people have been infected with Covid-19 in the district.
So far, some 29,752 active patients have been identified in the division and 17,964 of them have recovered.
Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 428 patients have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.
According to SBMCH authorities, 47 more patients were admitted to the hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning.
Besides, 283 Covid patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH.