Eight more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours in Chuadanga district, taking the total numbers of the virus cases to 1,615 in the district.
Chuadanga civil surgeon Dr ASM Maruf Hasan confirmed the matter on Friday morning.
The test results of 25 samples came from PCR lab of Kushtia Medical College Hospital this morning where eight found positive for the deadly virus, said the civil surgeon.
Among the newly infected persons, three are in Sadar and Alamdanga each, and two in Damurhuda upazila.
As many as eight virus patients are undergoing treatment at isolation unit in Chuadanga Sadar Hospital and 48 are in home quarantine, he added.
A total of 1,520 corona patients recovered from the virus in the district while 33 died in the district.
The first corona patient in the district was reported on March 19 this year.
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