RMCH counts five more deaths in Covid-19 unit
Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) registered five more fatalities in its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am on Monday, taking the death toll to 68, so far, this month.
However, the previous day's fatality figure was three, while on October 3, the death toll was just one, the lowest-ever in the hospital since the second wave of the pandemic hit the country around six months back.
Earlier, the number of casualties was 167 in September, 340 in August, 566 in July and 405 in June, health officials said.
RMCH Director Brigadier General Shamim Yazdany told journalists that three of the deceased were the residents of Chapainawabganj, while one each from Rajshahi and Natore districts.