August 5, 2021, 11:31 pm
Bureau Chief Kushtia : Corona infections and deaths are on the rise in Kushtia’s Kumarkhali due to movement in defiance of government restrictions. In the last 24 hours, 84 samples were tested in the upazila and 20 people were re-identified and 5 died.
According to the information about Covid-19 of Kumarkhali Upazila Health Complex, Corona samples were tested in January 2021, of which 259 were positive. In February, 238 people tested positive 1, In March, 301 people tested positive for 20, In April, 296 people tested positive 40, In May, 235 people tested positive for 24 and in June alone, 973 tested positive for 369 people and the number of deaths till the 26th of this month is 14.
Confirming this, Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr. Md. Akul Uddin said, In the last 24 hours, 20 new corona have been identified and 5 of them have died. The results of 2 corona tests have not been found yet. Corona is being suspected. There are 14 people admitted in the isolation of the hospital and more than two hundred in the home isolation.
He added that corona infections and deaths are on the rise in the upazila. But the hospital does not have a high-flow nasal cannula and specialist doctors to treat a critically ill patient with corona in an emergency, and the amount of oxygen is not enough. Caption: Moving in defiance of government restrictions.