Thirteen more people have died of Covid-19 at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday morning.
Of them, seven were Covid-positive patients, while five showed symptoms of the virus and one died of post-Covid complications, the officials said.
Hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani said that of the deceased, six were from Rajshahi district, three each from Natore and Naogaon, and one from Chapai Nawabganj district.
So far, 553 patients have died in the Covid ward of the hospital in the month of July, while the number was 405 in June.
In the past 24 hours, 65 new patients have been admitted to the Covid-19 ward of the hospital and 50 were released after recovery.
Some 425 patients are currently undergoing treatment at the 513-bed hospital. Of them, 20 are being treated in the ICU, said the hospital director.
Of the admitted patients, some 189 have tested positive for Covid-19, while 174 are symptomatic and 62 have post-Covid health complications.