Numbers of corona infection reached 1,669, 34 dead in Barishal

Till this report on Tuesday June 16, 2020 noon total 1, 669 detected as corona positive, 418 cured after getting treatment and thirty-four died of corona-infections in Barishal division.

Out of the 1,669 corona-positive patients 978 were from Barishal, 192 from Patuakhali, 140 from Bhola 135 from Barguna, 127 from Pirojpur, and 97 from Jhalakathi districts.

Among them 84 from six districts of Barishal division were newly infected by corona positive and 18 from Barishal, Pirojpur and Patuakhali districts were cured after treatment from covid-19 infection within last 24-hours.

Out of 1,669 corona-positive infected patients of the division 418 cured and received release certificate after treatment in the division.

Dr. Basudev Kumar Das, divisional health director, disclosed these facts on Saturday noon.

Besides total thirty-four dead corona victims included thirteen from Barishal district including City Corporation, ten from Patuakhali, four from Jhalakathi, three from Pirojpur, two from Barguna, two from Bhola districts, divisional health director added.

Divisional health directorate sources added that total 16,381 persons sent to home quarantine and 1,679 to institutional quarantine in six districts of the division including Barishal City Corporation since March 10, 2020.

Among them 13,662 completing home quarantine and 1,027 completing institutional quarantine received release certificates, divisional health directorate sources said.

Dr. Bakir Hossain, director Barishal Sher E Bangla Medical College Hospital, informed total 1,018 patients were admitted at corona isolation units (CIU) at this and other public hospitals of the division and among them 490 released after getting treatment from there.

Out of the admitted patients at CIU of SBMCH total 60 were died and among them 19 with corona positive and other 41 with symptoms, he added. #