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Gazipur reports 102 new Covid-19 cases

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Published: 15:22, 25 June 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

102 more coronavirus patients have been detected in five upazilas of Gazipur in last 24 hours, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the district to 3,189.

Meanwhile, two people including a woman died with coronavirus-like symptoms while undergoing treatment at the isolation unit of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital which is a dedicated hospital for coronavirus or Covid-19 patients.

Gazipur Civil Surgeon Dr Khairuzzaman and Dr Ashraf of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital came up with the information on Thursday (June 25) afternoon.

102 new people were found infected with coronavirus in last 24 hours following sample tests of 427 people, the civil surgeon said.

Of those newly infected, 41 were from Gazipur Sadar upazila, six from Kaliakoir upazila, 19 from Kaliganj upazila, 34 from Sreepur upazila and two from Kapasia upazila.

Of those infected originally in the district, 2,001 were Gazipur Sadar upazila including city corporation area, 374 from Kaliakoir upazila, 344 from Sreepur upazila, 276 from Kaliganj upazila and 194 from Kapasia upazila.

A total of 34 patients died of the deadly coronavirus and 623 recovered so far in the district.

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