A total of 61 people, including two physicians, tested coronavirus positive in Chattogram district on Thursday.
Civil Surgeon of Chattogram, Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said, "One physician of Chattogram Medical College Hospital and another female doctor of Chawkbazar area in the port city have tested coronavirus positive."
The reports of the tests were announced on Thursday night.
Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases in Chattogram's Faujdarhat tested 257 samples. Of those, 33 were diagnosed positive with Covid-19. Among them, 29 are the residents of the district.
Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University laboratory tested 71 samples. Of the samples, 17 found positive. However, six of them are from Chattogram.
Besides, out of 66 samples, tested in Chattogram Medical College laboratory, 26 diagnosed with coronavirus positive. All of them are Chattogram residents.
A total of 573 people of the district have been diagnosed with Covid-19 so far. Of them, 28 have died while 89 have recovered from the infection.