Forty Bangladesh districts at very high risk of Covid: WHO

The current spike in Covid cases in Bangladesh has put 40 of its 64 districts at very high risk, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)

Jun 24, 2021
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The current spike in Covid cases in Bangladesh has put 40 of its 64 districts at very high risk, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The global health agency identified three levels of risk based on the number of samples collected and patient identification rate per week in this week's situation report, published on June 21.

According to the WHO, all the districts in the Khulna division are at very high risk of infections. Six out of eight districts in the Rajshahi division have ben identified as at very high risk, and the remaining two are at high risk.

Six districts in Chattogram are at very high risk, three districts at high risk, and one district at medium risk.

The remaining districts with at very high risk of infections are: Thakurgaon, Lalmonirhat, Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Jhalakathi, Pirojpur, Rangpur, Kurigram, Barishal, Sherpur, Jamalpur, Tangail, Gazipur, Kishoreganj, Sylhet and Rajbari.

(SAM)

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