J Forty more people have died of Covid-19 in different districts of Khulna division in the past 24 hours until Saturday morning, health officials said.
According to the health director's office, ten people died in Khulna and Jashore districts, eight in Kushtia, and five in Chuadanga, three each in Meherpur and Jhenaidah and one in Magura district.
Besides, 539 people tested positive for Covid-19 during the period, said Rasheda Sultana, director of the divisional health department.
The total death toll in the division has crossed 1,844, said the health officials.
Some 80,076 cases have been detected in 10 districts of the division since the onset of Covid, of which 51,665 patients have recovered so far.
In Khulna division, the first case of Covid-19 was detected in Chuadanga on March 19, 2020.