Bangladesh reports 37 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

7th May, 2021 04:24:20 PM printer

Bangladesh reports 37 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh reported 37 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,682 new cases in the last 24 hours till Friday 8 am.

With today's figures, the total death count reached 11,833 and total positive cases stand at 7,70,842.

Following the test of 17,013 samples, the infection rate rose to 9.89% Friday, which was 8.44% a day ago. The fatality rate from the virus remains at 1.53%, according to data released by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Also, 2,178 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,04,341 with a recovery rate of 91.37%.

The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March last year and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.