Chattogram coronavirus cases top 15000
News Desk || risingbd.com
The number of coronavirus or Covid-19 cases has surpassed 15,000-mark in Chattogram.
A total of 73 new coronavirus or Covid-19 patients have been detected in Chattogram metropolitan area and Chattogram district in last 24 hours, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the port city to 15,064.
Besides, three people died of the deadly virus over the same period, bringing the total number of deaths in the port city to 243.
Of those newly infected, 65 were from Chattogram metropolitan area and the remaining 8 from different upazilas of Chattogram district.
Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, confirmed the information on Sunday (August 9) morning.
73 more people have been found infected with coronavirus or Covid-19 after carrying out sample tests of 418 people in Chattogram in last 24 hours, the civil surgeon said.