Corona Update

25 more die, 1,681 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

30 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Twenty-five more coronavirus infected patients died while 1,681 new cases were detected across the country in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the total number of coronavirus infection cases has reached 4,04,760 in the country.

The DGHS said 17.52 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus and 1.45 percent patients have died. Some 11.78 percent samples have been diagnosed with the disease in a day.

However, the coronavirus recovery rate has neared 80 percent in the country as the numbers of daily deaths and detection of new cases have also decreased.

Some 1,548 coronavirus infected patients have made recovery from the disease in a day, raising the total number to 3,21281.

 “The recovery rate from Covid-19 disease has reached 79.38 percent in the country,” it said.

The health directorate said the death toll from Covid-19 disease has risen to 5,886 and the total death rate stands at 1.45 percent in the country.

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

A total of 14,268 samples, out of 14,048 collected, were tested at 112 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 23,10,589 samples have been tested to detect coronavirus infection across the country so far.

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