BD registers 3,099 Covid-19 cases, 39 deaths in 24 hours
Live Correspondent: Bangladesh reported 3,099 more coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period till Monday to take the confirmed infections in the country to 186,894. Besides, total fatalities in the country jumped to 2,391with 39 more people losing their battle against the deadly virus during the period.
Of the new deceased, 30 are men and nine are women. Among the total dead, 1,890 are men 501 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 4,703 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of people making recovery to 98,317.
Prof Nasima said 12,423 samples were tested in 77 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 955,947 samples have so far been tested in the country.
In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 24.95 percent while the infection rate 19.61 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 52.06 while the mortality rate is 1.28 percent. On Sunday, Bangladesh reported 47 deaths from coronavirus and 2,666 cases.
Meanwhile, Coronavirus cases have surged to 13,035,942 across the world as of Monday morning. Besides, the deadly virus has claimed the lives of 571,571 people globally, according to Worldometer.
Of the currently infected 4,882,336 patients, 4,823,408 are in mild condition while 58,928 are in serious or critical condition. So far, 7,582,035 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 3,413,995 and 137,782 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 1,866,176 cases and 72,151 deaths.
Coronavirus has affected 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic.
Dhaka, 13 July (campuslive24.com)//Bsc