Bangladesh reports 187 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

22nd July, 2021 05:35:08 PM printer

Bangladesh reports 187 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh on Thursday witnessed 187 more coronavirus or Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.   

Besides, some 3, 697 new cases of infections were registered during the period.

The number of total deaths now stands at 18, 685 while the number of total infection is  11 lakh 40 thousand 200.

A press notification signed by additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana revealed this information on Thursday.

The notification said in the last 24 hours, some 10,899 samples were collected and 11, 486 samples were tested.

So far, a total of 73 lakh 76 thousand 374 samples were tested.

The infection rate is 32.19 percent compared to sample tests in the last 24 hours while the infection rate is 15.46 percent compared to total tests as of now.  

The country saw recovery of 8,566 people in the last 24 hours. Till date, some 9 lakh 69 thousand 610 people have recovered from the virus.