Corona Update

27 more die, 835 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

4 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Twenty-seven more corona patients died and 835 new cases were detected during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.  Death toll rose to 7,626 in the country so far.

Though the number of daily coronavirus infection cases has declined for last few days, the death rate rose to 1.48 percent across the country.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 835 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Sunday, raising the total number to 5,16,019.

Some 978 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,60,598.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.48 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 89.26 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 15.83 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 7.64 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 10,867 samples, out of 10,925 collected, were tested at 180 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 32,60,327 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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