Seventeen Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning (July 29).
Of the deceased, four were the residents in Rajshahi, five from Pabna, three from Natore, two from Kustia and one each from Chapainawabganj and Bogura districts, said RMCH Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani.
Among the deaths, five tested positive for Covid-19, 10 had its symptoms and two others in post-covid-19 complexities, he said. They were aged between 11 and 65.
Some 509 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from July 1 to 29.
Besides, 52 patients were admitted to the designated Covid wards of the hospital afresh during the time, taking its number to 415, including 192 tested positive for Covid-19, against 513 beds.
BDST: 1253 HRS, JUL 29, 2021