Nineteen more people have died of Covid-19 at four different hospitals in Khulna in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
Ten of the patients tested positive for Covid, while the remaining showed symptoms of the virus, the officials said.
Of them, 10 died at Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital, four each at the Covid unit of Khulna General Hospital and Gazi Medical College Hospital, and one at Shahid Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital.
Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital's nodal officer Dr Suhas Ranjan Haldar said that 10 people have died at the hospital in the past 24 hours. Of them, five were confirmed Covid-19 patients.
Besides, 195 people are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. Of them, 130 are receiving treatment in the red zone, 25 in the yellow zone and 20 in the ICU (intensive care unit), said Dr Suhas.
Some 43 people have been admitted to the hospital in the past 24 hours, while 42 were discharged from the hospital, he said.
An official at Gazi Medical College and Hospital said that four people have died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
Kazi Abu Rashed, spokesman for the corona unit of Khulna General Hospital, said 12 people were admitted to the medical facility in the past 24 hours and eight patients discharged after recovery.
Dr Chandra Debnath Shekhar, spokesman for Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Specialised Hospital, said that 44 patients are currently being treated at the hospital and of them 10 are in the ICU.