A total of 44 people have been found to be infected newly with coronavirus or COVID-19 in Mymensingh division, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the division to 770.
Mymensingh Medical College Principal Prof. Chitto Ranjan Debnath confirmed this to risingbd on Thursday.
Sample tests of 376 people were carried out at the PCR lab of Mymensingh Medical College and sample tests of 91 people were carried out at the PCR lab of Jamalpur Hospital. Of which, 44 people tested positive for coronavirus in the division, he said.
Among the 770 patients, 350 in Mymensingh, 173 in Jamalpur, 68 in Sherpur and 179 in Netrokona.
A total of 280 individuals have recovered from the disease so far.