Eighteen more Covid-related deaths were reported at Kushtia General Hospital in 24 hours till Sunday morning amid a devastating virus situation across the country.
“All the deceased were Covid-19 patients,” said Md Mejbaul Alam, statistics officer of the hospital.
Besides, 181 people have tested positive for the virus in the district in the past 24 hours and 533 samples were tested during the period, he said.
The positivity rate currently stands at 33.95%.
Meanwhile, 243 people with Covid symptoms are currently undergoing treatment at the leading medical facility.
So far, 14,416 people have been infected with the virus in the district while the death toll from Covid topped 584. On the other hand, 10,795 people have recovered from Covid to date.