So far 51 people have died of Covid-19 in Narayanganj, according to information available on the district civil surgeon’s office.
Fifty more people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Narayanganj, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases in the district to 1,123.
However, no one succumbed the virus in the district during the period.
So far 51 people have died of Covid-19 in Narayanganj, according to information available on the district civil surgeon's office.
Of them, 36 coronavirus patients have died in the Narayanganj city corporation area, 11 in the district's Sadar upazila, two in Sanargaon and one each in Bandar and Rupganj.
Sources at the civil surgeon's office said 667 people have so far contracted the virus in the city corporation area, 353 in Sadar upazila, 26 in Bandar, 28 in Araihazar, 33 in Sanargaon and 16 in Rupganj upazilas.
Meanwhile, the authorities on Wednesday soften the lockdown in Narayanganj, one of the hotspot for the deadly virus.
Most garment factories of the industrial city including those located in Panchabati BSCIC and Adamji Export Processing Zone have been opened.