Bangladesh records 31 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

13th May, 2021 04:40:37 PM printer

Bangladesh records 31 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh reported 31 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,290 new cases in the last 24 hours till Thursday 8 am.

With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,076 and total positive cases stand at 7,78,687.

During this period, the fatality rate was 1.55%, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country also confirmed 778,687 Covid-19 cases with 1,290 people coming out positive in 13,371 tests over the same period.

The daily infection rate rose to 9.58% from Wednesday's 7.45%, while the recovery rate stood at 92.41%.

Bangladesh has so far carried out 5,690,693 tests since reporting the first Covid-19 cases on March 8 last year and the first death from the virus on the 18th of the month.

The country experienced a surge in Covid-19 cases in April and the daily cases fell below 2,000 in early May. Also, it has been seeing below 60 daily deaths for a week after recording over 100 fatalities on several occasions in April.