Corona Update

38 more die, 2,060 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

23 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

38 more die, 2,060 cases detected

People gather at Karwan Bazar wholesale market in the capital on Sunday without wearing face masks amid risk of coronavirus infection. – Md nasir uddin

Thirty-eight more corona patients died and 2,060 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning, says a DGHS press release.

The number of recoveries crossed 81 percent across the country. Some 2,076 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 3,62,428.

However, the numbers of coronavirus infection cases and death have risen again in the country. So far, the country recorded 6,388 deaths.

According to the DGHS data, the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.43 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 81.02 percent, it added. The health directorate said 16.89 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 14.85 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 13,870 samples, out of 13,665 collected, were tested at 117 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 26,49,072 samples have been tested so far to detect coronavirus infection across the country.

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