4 killed in isolation ward in Chandpur, 65 newly identified as infected. Four people died within hours of being treated at the Corona Isolation Ward of Chandpur Government General (Sadar) Hospital. The corona of 2 of them has been identified. The other two died shortly after admission and their samples were not collected. They also had corona symptoms.
Sadar Hospital Corona Focal Person Dr. Sujauddaula Rubel said on Friday night that AH Rab Khan, 64, of Rajapur village in Gazipur area of Faridganj, came to Sadar Hospital around 12:30 pm on Thursday. He died at around 9 am on Friday after being admitted to the Corona Isolation Ward. He was infected with corona.
Amena Khatun (75) of Rafai area of Shahrashti was admitted to Sadar Hospital around 9pm on Thursday. He died there within an hour of admission. He was also infected with corona.
Meanwhile, Surma (36) of Pingra area adjacent to Master Bazar of Matlab South Upazila was admitted to the Corona Isolation Ward of Sadar Hospital around 7:12 pm on Thursday with corona symptoms. He died 3 minutes after admission. However, his sample was not collected.
On the other hand, Shafiullah (70) of Urpur village of Hajiganj upazila came to Sadar Hospital at 8:20 pm on Thursday with corona symptoms. He died at around 10:40 pm. No samples were collected.
Meanwhile, the corona of another 65 people has been identified in Chandpur. The detection rate is 34.57%.
Among the new victims are 44 from Chandpur Sadar Upazila, 2 from Matlab South, 8 from Hajiganj, 9 from Faridganj, 1 from Haimchar and 1 from Kachua. On the same day, 38 people were declared healthy. Of these, 32 are from Chandpur Sadar, 1 from Matlab South, 2 from Matlab North, 1 from Faridganj and 2 from Haimchar.
Sources further said that the number of people infected with corona in the district has increased to 6878. The death toll has risen to 140. So far 5380 people have been declared healthy. At present 1358 people are undergoing treatment. Among the injured, 31 are undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of the hospital. The rest are in home isolation.
Chandpur Correspondent, July 17,2021