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18 more die of Covid-19, symptoms at RMCH

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Published: 11:04, 1 August 2021  
18 more die of Covid-19, symptoms at RMCH

18 more people have died from coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and coronavirus-like symptoms while undergoing treatment at the corona unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).

Confirming the matter this morning, RMCH Director Brig Gen Shamim Yazdani said the deaths were reported in the last 24 hours starting from 8:00am on Saturday (July 31) to 8:00am today, Sunday (August 01).

Of the 18 deaths, six people died of Covid-19 infections, seven died of symptoms similar to that of coronavirus and the remaining five were negative and died of breathing problems.

Of the dead, six were in Rajshahi district, four in Natore, three each in Pabna and Naogaon, and one each in Chapainawabganj and Kushtia, he added.

Mentionable, a total of 354 people died at the corona unit of the hospital in the month of June and 535 people in July.

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