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Corona recovery rate nears 63pc

54 more die, 2,519 cases detected

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 August, 2020 12:00 AM
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Corona recovery rate nears 63pc

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Coronavirus recovery case is increasing day by day across the country, including in Dhaka, as the recovery rate has stood at around 63 percent.

“Some 3,427 more Covid-19 patients have made recovery from the disease in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Wednesday, raising the total number of recovered cases to 1,90,183,” said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

It said the recovery rate in coronavirus infection has reached 62.94 percent in the country.

The number of recovered patients from Covid-19 has been increasing day by day when over 2,000 patients are making recovery every day, according to the press release.

The DGHS said the death toll from coronavirus has reached 4,082 in the country till Wednesday morning with 54 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.

Some 2,519 new cases have been detected in the last 24 hours till Wednesday, raising the number of coronavirus cases to 3,02,147 since the detection of the first case on March 8 this year.

Among the 54 deceased, 39 were male while three were aged between 31-40, eight between 41-50, 14 within 51-60 and 29 were above 60 years old.

A total of 14,835 samples, out of 15,070 collected, were tested at 92 labs in the country in the last 24 hours, the report added.

It said 14,85,261 samples have been tested to detect the coronavirus infection across the country. The press release said 20.34 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus and 1.35 percent patients have died. The current case detection rate is 16.72 percent.