Corona Update

12 more die, 525 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

3 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Twelve more coronavirus infected patients died and 525 new cases were detected across the country, including in Dhaka, in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 525 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am, raising the total number to 5,36,107.

As 12 more people died during the 24-hour period, the total number of deaths from Covid-19 disease has reached 8,149 in the country.      

Some 512 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,80,728.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.52 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate has reached 89.67 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 14.57 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 3.63 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 14,635 samples, out of 14,452 collected, were tested at 206 labs in the country during the period, the report added. A total of 36,78,649 samples have been tested so far to detect coronavirus infection across the country.

The first case of Covid-19 was detected on March 8 last year while the first death was recorded on March 18 in the country.


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