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Decision will be made on lockdown issue in Chandpur today

Decision will be made on lockdown issue in Chandpur today.The number and percentage of corona cases in Chandpur is increasing day by day. Sample test of 94 people in the district on Wednesday identified 19 new people as corona infected. On this day, the number of victims of corona in the district has exceeded 5,000. Recently, various quarters including the health department are worried about the increase in the number of patients infected with corona.

In such a situation, an important meeting of the Virtual District Corona Prevention Committee will be held on Thursday afternoon. The meeting may review the latest situation in Corona and discuss and decide on the district lockdown.

According to the health department, the corona of 19 more people was identified in Chandpur on Wednesday. Among them 7 are from Chandpur Sadar Upazila, 4 from Faridganj, 4 from Shahrasti, 2 from Matlab South, 1 from Hajiganj and 1 from Laxmipur. On the same day, 15 people were declared as corona-free. Among them 9 are from Chandpur Sadar Upazila, 2 from Haimchar, 3 from Matlab South and 1 from Hajiganj.

Sources further said that the number of people infected with corona in the district has increased to 5009 including the new ones. The death toll was 123. 4614 people have recovered. At present 272 people are undergoing treatment. Among the injured, 16 are undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of Chandpur Sadar Hospital. The rest are in home isolation. This information has been known from the sources of the Civil Surgeon’s Office.

Sources said samples from 94 people in the district were tested on Wednesday. According to the report received at night, 19 people were positive.

Civil Surgeon Sakhawat Ullah told “We are concerned about the Corona situation. Especially in the last few days, the rate of infection is high. In this situation, an important meeting of the District Corona Prevention Committee will be held virtually on Thursday.”

The meeting may discuss the latest situation in Corona and decide on a lockdown in the district. However, the top official of the district health department said that the situation of severe lockdown has not yet taken place in the district as lockdown is going on all over the country. However, he reminded that the district committee has the authority to decide on lockdown.

News Room, june 17,2021