Sabah Mannan of DOT
 The latest figures take the overall Covid death toll to 12,989 and infections to 820,395 ever since the viral disease emerged on March 8, 2020 in the country. The case positivity rate during the timeline was 13.25 per cent, slightly higher compared with the positivity rate of Wednesday, reports New Age, UNB.
 Twelve more people died at the Covid units of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital while as many as 10 Covid patients died in the past 24 hours in Khulna division, a top health official informed yesterday.
 On the other hand, one person died while 158 others have tested positive for Covid in Chapai-nawabganj district
 Meanwhile, authorities imposed strict restrictions in Jashore and Nauapara municipalities of the district to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission.
 Local administration also sealed off a busy village bazar in Kushtia’s Mirpur upazila to prevent Covid-19 transmission. According to the local health authorities, 4 patients died in Kushtia in the past 24 hours.
Not to mention that corona cases are on the rise in the district.