Three more Covid patients died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College (BSMMC) Hospital in district in 24 hrs until Monday morning, health officials said.
Among the deceased, two died of Covid and remaining one died after showing symptoms.
With the latest figures, the number of fatalities in the district rose to 516.
Meanwhile, 61 more people were found positive for Covid-19 after testing 260 samples in the last 24 hrs.
The positivity rate now stands at 23.84% which was below 20% for a week, according to the district civil surgeon’s office.
BSMMC Director Md Saifur Rahman said 10 more Covid patients got admitted to the hospital during the period.
Currently, 59 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital and among them 11 are in the ICU.
Health officials said this situation may worsen further if the health safety measures are not followed properly.
Bangladesh logged 51 more Covid-19 deaths and 1,871 cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The daily case positivity rate increased a bit to 7.46% from 7.03 % on Saturday .