Covid-19: Bangladesh records 2,187 new infections, highest in 3 months

Sun Online Desk

18th March, 2021 03:56:42 printer

Covid-19: Bangladesh records 2,187 new infections, highest in 3 months

Bangladesh has registered 2,187 new infections from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, highest daily counts in 3 months.

Besides, the country recorded 16 more deaths in the same period, raising the tally to 8,624.

The country experienced a sharp rise in corona infections as the latest rate is 10.45% and the number of total cases reached at 564,939 in the country.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confirmed the latest development through a press release on Thursday afternoon.

Meanwhile, 20,925 samples were tested in 219 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 4,349,194 samples have been tested in the country so far.

Also, 2,187 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 564,939 with a 91.61% recovery rate.


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