Corona Update

22 more die, 849 cases detected

12 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Twenty-two more corona patients died and 849 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

The death toll rose to 7,803 so far in the country.

Bangladesh’s daily Covid-19 infection rate dropped below 7%. The infection tally reaches 523,302 with 849 new cases, according to a press release of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country recorded a daily infection rate of 8.29% on January 10, 7.52% on January 4, and 8.18% on January 1. The country has recorded 523,302 cases so far.          

So far, 3,371,416 samples, including 14,097 new ones, have been tested.

The overall infection rate stood at 15.52%, according to the press release.

However, 467,718 patients have recovered so far in the country.

The first cases were reported on March 8.