Reported Covid-19 deaths in a day surges post Eid

Fifty people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said during a briefing today.

Dr Nasima Sultana
Dr Nasima Sultana

With this, the death toll due to Covid-19 in the country has reached 3,234 and the death rate now stands at 1.33 percent.

One thousand nine hundred and eighteen people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

With the fresh cases, the total number of positive cases so far in the country stands at 2,44,020 and the current infection rate is 24.87 percent.

The total infection rate stands at 20.31 percent, according to DGHS.

A total of 7,712 samples were tested in 83 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 1,955 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries stands at 1,39,860.