Corona Update

16 more die, 584 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

22 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Sixteen more corona patients died and 584 new cases were detected in the country during the last 24 hours till Thursday morning. The death toll rose to 7,966 in the country.

The number of daily coronavirus infection cases has declined to under four percent while the number of death has risen a little bit in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 584 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday, raising the total number to 5,30,271.

Some 602 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,75,074.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.50 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 89.59 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 15.08 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 3.96 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

 A total of 14,797 samples, out of 14,761 collected, were tested at 200 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 35,15,428 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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