Daily briefing on Covid-19 updates won’t be held from Wednesday: DGHS

Sun Online Desk

11th August, 2020 05:13:29 printer

Daily briefing on Covid-19 updates won’t be held from Wednesday: DGHS

The daily online briefing on the updates of Covid-19 situation in the country will not be held from tomorrow, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), while briefing on Tuesday.

The DGHS, however, will provide information on coronavirus situation of the country by issuing press releases, she stated.

Meanwhile, 33 people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, according to latest bulletin of Covid-19. 

A total of 14,820 samples were tested in 86 laboratories across the country in the last 24 hours.

Some 1,535 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 1,51,972 and the recovery rate at 57.67 percent.

Eight hundred and sixty-three people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, the DGHS bulletin said.

Among the deceased, 28 were male and five were female while one was between 11-20 years old, five within 31-40, two between 41-50, five within 51-60, 14 between 61-70, three within 71-80 and three were from 81 to 90 years old.

 


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