Twenty-one more people have died of Covid-19 and related complications at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
Five of them died of Covid-19, while 14 had symptoms of the virus and the remaining two succumbed to post-corona complications, said hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani.
Of the deceased, 10 were from Rajshahi district, four each from Naogaon and Pabna, two from Chapainawabganj, and one from Natore district.
Besides, 43 people have been admitted to the corona unit of the hospital in the past 24 hours. On the other hand, some 44 people were discharged from the hospital after recovery during the period.
Currently, 380 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital which has 513 beds. Of them, 20 are being treated in the ICU, said the hospital director.
Of the admitted patients, 197 have tested positive for Covid-19, while 115 are with symptoms and 68 have post-Covid health complications.