Khulna division has logged 33 new Covid-related deaths and as many as 249 fresh corona cases in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Saturday.
According to the health director's office, 15 people died in Kushtia, eight in Khulna, six in Jashore, and one each in Norail, Magura, Jhenaidah and Meherpur districts.
However, the number of Covid cases in the division has marginally decreased, as only 249 people tested positive for Covid during the 24-hour period, as per the divisional health department. Friday's figure was 361.
Some 85,784 cases have been detected in 10 districts of the division since the onset of Covid in Bangladesh, of which 59,973 patients have recovered and 2,126 died to date, according to official data.
In Khulna division, the first case of Covid-19 was detected in Chuadanga on March 19, 2020.