As many as 21 more people have died of Covid-19 at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
While 10 of them were confirmed Covid-19 patients, the remaining showed symptoms of the virus, said hospital director Brigadier General Shamim Yeazdani.
Of the deceased, seven were from Rajshahi, one from Chapainawabganj, three from Natore, four from Naogaon, five from Pabna, and one from Jhenaidah district.
Shamim said that 55 people have been admitted to the corona unit of the hospital in the past 24 hours. On the other hand, some 40 people were discharged from the hospital after recovery during the period.
Besides, some 399 people are currently undergoing treatment in the 513-bed corona unit of the hospital.
RMCH has been one of the most stretched hospitals in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, particularly since the latter part of May when the deadly Delta variant of the virus was identified in multiple samples of Rajshahi division.