Seven more people have died of Covid-19 at Kushtia General Hospital in the past 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday morning.
“All the deceased had tested positive for Covid,” said Md Mejbaul Alam, statistics officer of the hospital.
Besides, 143 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the district in the past 24 hours amid a devastating Covid situation across the country.
"Some 389 samples were tested during the period," he said. On the other hand, the positivity rate currently stands at 36.76%.
Meanwhile, 227 people are currently undergoing treatment with Covid symptoms at the leading medical facility.
So far, 15,272 people have been infected with the virus in the district, while the death toll from Covid topped 606. Besides, 11,526 people have recovered from corona to date.