Coronavirus cases jump by 3,288 in BD
Live Correspondent: Bangladesh reported 3,288 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours till Thursday, raising the confirmed infections in the country to 159,679. Besides, total fatalities in the country have jumped to 1,997 after 29 more Covid-19 patients lost their battle against the virus during the period. Of the deceased, 21 are men and eight are women.
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), came up with the information in the daily online health bulletin in the afternoon.
She said 2,673 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 70,721.
Prof Nasima said 14,727 samples were tested in 64 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 835,074 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 22.33 percent while the infection rate 19.19 against total tests carried out so far, she said.
The DGHS additional director general also said against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 44.29 while the mortality rate is 1.25 percent.
On Friday, Bangladesh reported 42 deaths from coronavirus and 3,114 cases.Meanwhile, coronavirus cases continued to spike around the world registering 206,154 in the last 24 hours till 10am on Saturday.
In total, the world has now 11,191,810 confirmed cases, according to Worldometer.Besides, the death toll from the coronavirus has jumped to 529,127 globally.
Of the currently infected 4,331,867patients, 4,273,031 are in mild condition while 58,836 are in serious or critical condition. So far, 6,330,816 people have made recovery from the disease in different countries.
The US is the worst-hit country with highest cases and deaths in the world at 2,890,588 and 132,101 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 1,543,341 cases and 63,254 deaths.
Dhaka, 04 July (campuslive24.com)//bsc