Six more people have died in the last 24 hours in the corona unit of Rajshahi Medical College (RAMEC) Hospital. They died at different times from 8am on Saturday to 6am on Sunday. On the 8th of this month, 53 people died in the corona unit of the hospital.
Ramek Hospital Deputy Director. Saiful Ferdous said two of the dead were corona positive. The rest died of their symptoms while undergoing treatment. Two in ICU, one in ward 3, two in ward 16 and one in ward 29. Of these, 3 are from Chapainawabganj and one each from Rajshahi, Natore and Chuadanga.
On the 8th of this month (June 6 from 6 am to June 7 at 8 am) 53 people died in the corona unit of the hospital. Of these, 35 died after Corona was identified. Of these, seven were on June 1, seven on June 2, nine on June 3, 18 on June 4, six on June 5 and six on June 6.
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Dr. Saiful said the number of infections and patients has increased in Rajshahi. As many as 235 people are undergoing treatment in the corona unit of the hospital till 8 am on Sunday. Which was 224 people on Saturday. Of the 235 patients treated at the hospital, 106 are from Rajshahi, 99 from Chapainawabganj, 10 from Naogaon, 10 from Natore, six from Pabna and two from Kushtia. Of these, 17 are in ICU.
Besides, 30 people have been admitted in the last 24 hours. Of these, 16 are from Rajshahi, eight from Chapainawabganj, three from Naogaon and one from Natore.
He added that the hospital has 232 beds in the Corona unit. But there are 235 patients. The rest have been laid on the floor. There are also 16 ICU beds. There are 17 patients, one bed has been left vacant for VIPs.
The hospital has more than 50 patients who need ICU, he said.
Corona infection rate has increased in Rajshahi. The sample test shows that the detection rate has increased by about one percent from the previous day and stands at 50.28 percent. And in Chapainawabganj it has decreased by 51 percent to 61.36 percent.
Dr. Saiful said the corona of 292 people was identified in a sample test of 542 people in two labs on Saturday. Of these, 164 tested positive in Rajshahi and 184 tested positive. And after examining the samples of 16 people from Chapainawabganj, 106 people got corona positive.
Meanwhile, an initiative has been taken to build a 100-bed Corona Hospital in Rajshahi. The process of renovating Sadar Hospital and building it as Corona Hospital with Central Oxygen Service has started. Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani, director of Ramek Hospital, said the proposal was being prepared by inspecting the infrastructure as part of which.