12 new covid detected in Chittagong
Chittagong, September 23, 2022 (BSS): 12 new people have been infected with coronavirus in last 24 hours in Chittagong. The infection rate is 9.60 percent.
This information is known in today’s report sent from the office of the Civil Surgeon about the updated situation of the district regarding Corona.
According to the report of the Civil Surgeon’s office, samples of 125 people were tested yesterday at Faujdarhat BITID and eight laboratories in the city. Among the 12 newly infected people, 11 are from the city and one from Hathazari upazila. The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the district has increased to 1 lakh 28 thousand 843 people. Among them, 93 thousand 935 people live in the city and 34 thousand 908 people live in the village. The death toll from coronavirus is 1,367. There are 737 people in the city and 630 people in the village.
According to the lab-based report, the corona virus was found in 4 of the city’s 20 samples at the Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases Lab in Faujdarhat, among the government laboratories. In the Chittagong Medical College Hospital lab, 4 of the city and one of the villages were identified in the sample of 39 people. The organism was found in one of the 8 samples at Andarkilla General Hospital’s RTRL.
When samples of 13 people were tested at the private clinical laboratory Chevron, one person in the city got a positive result. Epic Healthcare has one Covid patient in a sample of 8.
Besides, 8 samples were tested at Agrabad Mother and Child Hospital, 8 at Medical Center Hospital, 11 at Metropolitan Hospital and 10 at Asian Specialized Hospital. None of the 37 samples tested positive for the virus in four labs.
Analysis of lab-based reports revealed infection rates of 20 percent at BITID, 12.82 percent at Chamekha, 12.50 percent at RTRL, 7.69 percent at Chevron and 12.50 percent at Epic Healthcare and Agrabad Mother and Child Hospital, Medical Center Hospital, Metropolitan 0 percent in hospitals and Asian specialized hospitals.