Bangladesh confirms 30 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

18th May, 2021 04:52:21 PM printer

Bangladesh confirms 30 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh confirmed 30 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,272 new cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday 8 am.

With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,211 and total positive cases stand at 782,129.

The fatality rate was recorded at 1.56% during the period, said a media statement issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Tuesday.

In the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate was recorded at 7.55% after testing 16,855 samples in 466 labs across the country.

Meanwhile, another 1,115 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 92.59% recovery rate.

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