Numbers of corona infection reached 1,878 and 35 dead in Barishal

Our Correspondent. Barishal

Till this report on Friday June 19, 2020 noon total 1, 878 detected as corona positive, 493 cured after getting treatment and thirty-five died of corona-infections in Barishal division.

Out of the 1,878 corona-positive patients 1090 were from Barishal, 222 from Patuakhali, 176 from Bhola 146 from Barguna, 133 from Pirojpur, and 111 from Jhalakathi districts.

Among them 493 corona positive patients of the division got release certificates after cured by getting treatment in the division, said Dr. Basudev Kumar Das, divisional health director.

Out of 1,878 corona positive detected patients, 84 from five districts except Pirojpur of Barishal division were newly infected by corona positive within last 24-hours.

Besides 22 from six districts of the division were cured from covid-19 infection after treatment during this period, divisional health office sources said.

Besides total thirty-five dead corona victims included fourteen 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 16,945 persons sent to home quarantine and 1,806 to institutional quarantine in six districts of the division including Barishal City Corporation since March 10, 2020.

Among them 14,205 completing home quarantine and 1,107 completing institutional quarantine received release certificates, divisional health directorate sources said.

Dr. Bakir Hossain, director Barishal Sher E Bangla Medical College Hospital, informed total 1,070 patients were admitted at corona isolation units (CIU) at this and other public hospitals of the division and among them 535 released after getting treatment from there.

Out of the admitted patients at CIU of SBMCH total 61 were died and among them 21 with corona positive and other 40 with symptoms, he added. #