Covid-19 cases: 46 die, 3,489 infected, 2,736 recover in 24 hours

Forty-six people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing.

Dr Nasima Sultana
Dr Nasima Sultana

The death toll now stands at 2,197 and the death rate at 1.28 percent.

Three thousand four hundred and eighty-nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The current infection rate is 22.26 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,72,134.

The total infection rate so far stands at 19.36 percent.

Bangladesh remains the 17th worst affected country in the world in terms of the number of cases.

The position is one step ahead of France and one step behind Germany, according to worldometer[.]info.

A total of 15,672 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 2,736 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The total number of recoveries has reached 80,838 and the current recovery rate is 46.96 percent.

A total of 792 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.

Among the deceased, eight were female, while 12 were from Dhaka, 14 from Chattogram, nine from Khulna, three from Rajshahi, four from Sylhet, one from Rangpur and three other were from Barishal division.

Of them, two were between 21–30 years old, two between 31–40, one within 41–50, 15 between 51–60, 16 between 61–70, six within 71–80, three between 81–90 and one was 91–100 years old, Dr Nasima also said.