The daily infection rate in the last 24 hours dropped to 10.45% while the overall rate stood at 18%
- Total infected: 387,295 or 18.00%
- Total death: 5,646 or 1.46%
- Total recovery: 302,298 or 78.05%
- Total sample test: 2,151,702
- Isolated: 12,320
- In Quarantine: 39,868
The daily death toll from Covid-19 has increased again after two days, with 23 more people dying in the last 24 hours till Saturday 8am.
In the last two days, 15 Covid-19 patients died every day.
However, the daily infection rate, in the last 24 hours, dropped to 10.45% while the overall rate stood at 18%.
Fatalities from the virus reached 5,646, and the overall death rate stood at 1.46%, reads a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services.
In the past 24 hours, 1,209 people tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,87,295.
Over the same period, 11,573 samples were tested in 110 labs across the country. So far, 2,151,702 samples have been tested in Bangladesh since the detection of the first Covid-19 case.
However, the number of recovered patients reached 302,298, including 1,560 new ones in the last 24 hours, and the recovery rate rose to over 78%.
Of the lately deceased, 18 were men and five were women. Moreover, 14 of them hailed from Dhaka, four from Chattogram, two each from Rangpur and Barishal, and one from Khulna division.
All the 23 died in different hospitals countrywide.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19 victims shows that 4,345 of the total were men and 1,301 were women.
The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 this year, and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.