Although Covid-19 infection rate in Bangladesh is downwards now, fatalities from the virus rose in recent days
- Total infected: 336,044 or 19.59%
- Total death: 4,702 or 1.40%
- Total recovery: 238,271 or 70.90%
- Total sample test: 1,715,481
- Isolated: 18,326
- In Quarantine: 50,058
Bangladesh confirmed 34 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours until early Saturday.
With this, the total fatality stood at 4,702, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on the same day.
Although Covid-19 infection rate in Bangladesh is downwards now, fatalities from the virus rose in recent days.
The Covid-19 death rate stayed at 1.37% during September 1-5 and at 1.38% during September 6-8.
The rate then rose to 1.39% during September 9-11 and the latest fatality rate was 1.40%.
In the last 24 hours, 1,282 people tested Covid-19 positive – the lowest number of single-day case detection in 42 days – while 886 Covid-19 cases were detected on August 2.
The latest daily infection rate was 11.96% while the overall rate stood at 19.59%.
With the new cases, the country has so far confirmed 336,044 Covid-19 positive cases, according to the DGHS.
However, the total number of recovered patients reached 238,271 including 2,247 new ones in the last 24 hours and the recovery rate rose to 70.90%.
Also, 10,723 samples were tested in the past 24 hours in 94 labs across the country. So far, 1,715,481 samples have been tested.
Of the deceased, 23 were men and 11 were women. Seventeen of them were from Dhaka division, seven from Chattogram, four from Khulna, five from Rajshahi and one from Mymensingh.
Up to now, 3,661 men and 1,041 women have died from Covid-19 across the country.
The country is passing its 27th week of Covid-19 infection after the first cases were confirmed on March 8 and first death on March 18.