Corona Update

20 more die, 2,273 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

28 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Twenty more corona patients died and 2,273 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Friday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 2,273 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Friday, raising the total number to 4,58,711.

Twenty more corona patients died and the total number of death from covid-19 disease has reached 6,544 in the country.

Some 2,223 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 3,73,676. 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 81.46 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 16.81 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 13.88 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 16,378 samples, out of 15,922 collected, were tested at 118 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 27,29,580 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.

 


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