The outbreak of epidemic coronavirus is increasing in Khulna division. Maximum 71 people died in the department in the last 24 hours, breaking all previous records. At this time, 1 thousand 656 people were newly diagnosed with corona.
Rasheda Sultana, director of the departmental health department, confirmed this information on Friday (July 9).
According to the sources of the health director's office, in the last 24 hours, the maximum number of 23 people died in Khulna district. Among the rest, 14 died in Kushtia, 9 in Jessore, 10 in Jhenaidah, six in Chuadanga, five in Meherpur, two in Bagerhat, one each in Narail and Magura.
The first corona patient in Khulna division was detected in Chuadanga on March 19 last year. A total of 69 thousand 187 people have been detected in the 10 districts of the division since the beginning of the corona infection till Friday morning. 1 thousand 487 people have died and 44 thousand 727 people have recovered.