Coronavirus cases surge by 3,201 in BD
Live Correspondent: Bangladesh reported 3,201 more coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours till Monday, taking the confirmed infections in the country to 165,618. Besides, the total deaths in the country have reached 2,096 with the deaths of 44 more Covid-19 patients during the period. Of the deceased, 33 are men and 11 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 3,524 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 76,149.
Prof Nasima said 14,245 samples were tested in 68 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 863,307 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 22.47 percent while the infection rate 19.25 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 44.98 while the mortality rate is 1.27 percent.
On Sunday, Bangladesh reported 55 deaths from coronavirus and 2,738 cases.
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases have jumped to 11,556,788 around the world as of Monday morning. Besides, the virus has so far claimed the lives of 536,776 people globally, according to Worldometer.
Of the currently infected 4,484,517 patients, 4,425,977 are in mild condition while 58,540 are in serious or critical condition.
So far, 6,535,495 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 2,982,928 and 132,569 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 1,604,585 cases and 64,900 deaths.
Dhaka, 06 July (campuslive24.com)//Ait