9 more people identified as corona positive in south matlab.Corona virus has been detected in the bodies of 9 new people in Matlab South Upazila of Chandpur. With this, 182 corona patients were identified in the upazila. The information was obtained from the Upazila Health Complex at noon on Saturday, July 25.
According to the Upazila Health Complex office, samples of 16 people were sent to Dhaka on July 21 for testing. Today, the corona report of 9 people is positive and the corona report of 7 people is negative.
Among the newly affected persons, 3 from Kaladi area of the municipality, 2 from Charmukundi area, 1 from Baishpur area, 1 from Dingabhanga village of the upazila, 1 from Putia village and 1 from Ghoradhari village have reported positive.
There are still some sample test results awaiting. Corona infection started in the upazila on May 14. At present, the number of victims is increasing day by day. Among the upazilas of Chandpur, Matlab South now has the highest number of identities. The Department of Health said the detection rate is higher considering the sample test.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer Fahmida Haque said, “The number of victims is increasing day by day due to people’s negligence in following the hygiene rules.”
Therefore, she urged the people to be more aware, maintain social distance. In addition, the administration is running a campaign to ensure 100% use of masks by the public.
She said samples would be collected from the family members of the victims, including the newly locked houses of the victims. All of them are undergoing treatment at their homes.
Correspondent: Mahfuz Mallick, July 25,2020