Twelve people died at the Covid-19 ward of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours.
Of the thirteen deceased, six were coronavirus positive and five had Covid-19 symptoms while another patient died despite being tested negative.
Five of them were from Rajshahi, three from Naogaon, and two each from Chapainawabganj and Natore districts.
Forty-one new patients were admitted in the last 24 hours, according to RMCH.
A total of 367 samples were collected in two PCR labs of the hospital and 161 tested positive which indicates a 43.87 percent infection rate.
In the last 24 hours, 51 people were released from the Covid-19 unit after treatment.