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Gopalganj coronavirus cases pass 900-mark

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Published: 06:21, 9 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

The number of coronavirus or Covid-19 patients has crossed 900-mark in Gopalganj district.

27 new coronavirus patients including a physician were detected in last 24 hours, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in the district to 924.

Dr Niaz Mohammad, civil surgeon of the district, confirmed the matter on Thursday (July 9) morning.

Of those newly infected, eight were from Sadar upazila, three from Muksudpur upazila, 13 from Kashiani upazila, one from Tungipara upazila and two from Kotalipara upazila, the civil surgeon said.

Of those infected originally, 265 were from Sadar upazila, 192 from Muksudpur upazila, 174 from Kashiani upazila, 156 from Tungipara upazila and 137 from Kotalipara upazila, he said.

Of those infected, a total of 15 patients have died and 536 have been discharged from hospitals while 373 are undergoing treatment at the isolation wards of different hospitals in the district, the civil surgeon added.