Nine more Covid-related deaths were reported at Kushtia General Hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning amid a devastating virus situation across the country.
“All the deceased had tested positive for Covid,” said Md Mejbaul Alam, statistics officer of the hospital.
Besides, 480 people have tested positive for the virus in the district in the past 24 hours and 1125 samples were tested during the period, he said.
The positivity rate currently stands at 42.66%.
Meanwhile, 226 people are currently undergoing treatment with Covid symptoms at the leading medical facility.
So far, 14,896 people have been infected with the virus in the district while the death toll from Covid topped 593. Besides, 11,004 people have recovered from Covid to date.