Bangladesh witnesses record corona deaths in a single day

Sun Online Desk

7th July, 2021 05:43:52 PM printer

Bangladesh witnesses record corona deaths in a single day

Bangladesh on Wednesday witnessed 201 corona deaths in the last 24 hours, which is the highest-ever since the pandemic began last year in March.

So far, some 15, 493 people died of Covid-19 in the country. Besides, 11,162 cases of Covid-19 infections were registered during the period. 

Earlier on July 5 (Monday), 164 deaths were recorded in Bangladesh. Some 163 deaths were registered the next day (July 6).

In addition, country saw 143 deaths on July 1, 132 deaths on July 2, 134 deaths on July 3 and 153 deaths on July 4.

A press statement signed by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed this latest  update on coronavirus situation of the country on Wednesday.  

According to the press notification, samples were collected from 37,147 people in the last 24 hours. Some  35, 639 samples were tested. The detection rate is 31.32 percent compared to the tests. As of now, a total of 68 lakh 29 thousand 732 samples were tested in the country. The detection rate is 14.31 percent compared to total tests.