Bangladesh records 25 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

16th May, 2021 03:42:15 PM printer

Bangladesh records 25 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh confirmed 25 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 363 new cases in the last 24 hours till Sunday 8 am.

With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,149 and total positive cases stand at 780,159.

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

The daily infection rate dropped to 6.69 from Saturday’s 6.95%, while the recovery rate stood at 92.52%.

In the preceding 24 hours, 5,430 samples were tested in 459 labs across the country.

Also, 601 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.55% recovery rate.

Bangladesh reported the first Covid-19 cases on March 8 last year and the first death from the virus on March 18.