Corona Update

24 more die, 1,545 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

22 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Twenty-four more people died of coronavirus while 1,545 new cases were detected during the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), some 1,704 coronavirus infected patients have made recovery from the disease in a day, raising the total number to 3,08,845.

“The recovery rate from Covid-19 disease has reached 78.56 percent in the country,” it said. 

The DGHS said the number of coronavirus infection cases has reached 3,93,131 with the latest 1,545 infection cases detected in the last 24 hours.    

It said the death toll from Covid-19 disease has risen to 5,723 and the total death rate stands at 1.46 percent in the country.

The health directorate said detection of new cases has decreased while the number of recovery cases has been increasing across the country.

A total of 14,086 samples, out of 14,091 collected, were tested at 110 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 22,06,411 samples have been tested to detect coronavirus infection across the country.

The DGHS said 17.82 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus and 1.46 percent patients have died. Some 10.97 percent samples have been diagnosed with the disease in a day.

The first case of Covid-19 was detected on March 8 while the first death was recorded on March 18 in the country.





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