Corona Update

31 more die, 1,666 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

7 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Thirty-one more corona patients died and 1,666 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

The total number of death from covid-19 disease reached 6,838 in the country.

The total number of coronavirus infection cases and recovery has been increasing simultaneously across the country as the total number of infection cases has crossed 4.77 lakh.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1,666 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Sunday, raising the total number to 4,77,545.

Some 2,552 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 3,95,960.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.43 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 82.92 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 16.68 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 12.60 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 13,218 samples, out of 13,315 collected, were tested at 137 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 28,63,169 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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