The number of Covid-19 positive cases has crossed the grim mark of 20,000 in Chattogram, since the first infection was detected on April 3.
A total of 301 people have died of Covid-19 in the port city till Friday (October 16).
Chattogram Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh Fazle Rabbi said, "Out of the 82 newly infected in the last 24 hours, 75 were from Chattogram city and seven others were from different upazilas."
"Some 1, 18,628 samples have been tested in Chattogram, including 748 in the past 24-hour. Till date, 20,055 people have tested positive and 15,696 have recovered," he added.