4 more die with Covid symptoms in Cumilla



Four people died with Covid-19 symptoms in the last 24 hours until 8:00am yesterday at the isolation unit of Cumilla Medical College Hospital (CMCH).

All four of them were aged between 46 and 65 years. They were admitted to the hospital with cold, cough, fever and breathing shortness, said CMCH officials.

Dr Mukta Rani, assistant surgeon at the hospital, said samples were collected from all four of the patients for Covid-19 tests but they died before their test results arrived.

The dead are Chandina upazila’s Idrish Mia, 60, Abdul Mannan, 65; Sadar upazila’s Hanufa Begum, 46; and Laksham upazila’s Shahanara Begum, 60.

With the four, a total of 90 people have died with Covid-19 symptoms in the district.

Meanwhile, 87 more died of Covid-19 in Cumilla while 2,994 patients tested positive for the virus until yesterday in the district.

A total of 121 patients have been taking treatment at the isolation unit of CMCH. Thirty-four of them have tested positive for the virus and rest were awaiting their test results. 

 

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