Amid the surge of COVID infection rate and death in the country, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has identified 12 districts at high risk of COVID-19.
Meanwhile, 32 districts are at medium risk.
The 12 districts are Dhaka, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia, Bogura, Gazipur, Dinajpur, Lalmonirhat, Panchagarh, Rangamati, and Khagrachhari.
In the last 24 hours, 8,407 coronavirus positive cases were reported which was the highest since August 13 last year.
The 32 districts in the country are at medium risk–Sylhet, Feni, Narayanganj, Noakhali, Cox’s Bazar, Moulvibazar, Faridpur, Munshiganj, Lakshmipur, Shariatpur, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Manikganj, Sirajganj, Gopalganj, Rangpur, Jamalpur, Naogaon, Jhenaidah, Natore, Satkhira, Pirojpur, Bagerhat, Magura, Narail, Patuakhali, Kurigram, Joypurhat, Sherpur, Jhalakathi, and Thakurgaon.