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16 die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division
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16 die of Covid-19 in Rangpur division

The average casualty rate currently stands at 2.08% in the division. Sixteen more patients died of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours till Saturday morning raising the total number of casualties to 918 in the division. The number of Covid-19 cases rose to 44,173 with a diagnosis of 233 positive cases afresh on Friday in all eight districts of the division, health officials said on Saturday. "The Covid-19 situation continues showing a deteriorating trend in the division as the positivity rate is increasing in recent weeks," said Dr ZA Siddiqui, focal person of the Covid-19 and Assistant Director (Health) for Rangpur division. The new 16 casualties were reported from Rangpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur districts. The district-wise break...