Five Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning (Sep 12).
With this, 80 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from September 1 to till date.
Of the deceased, two were the residents of Rajshahi while one each from Chapainawabganj, Natore and Kustia districts, said RMCH Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani.
Among the deaths, three tested positive for Covid-19 and two had covid-19 symptoms, he said.
Besides, 17 patients were admitted to the designated Covid-19 wards of the hospital in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of admitted patients to 137, including 56 positive cases. Nine of the patients are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Twenty-three patients returned home from the RMCH Covid-19 unit as they recovered during the time, Yazdani added.
BDST: 1250 HRS, SEP 12, 2021