Corona Update

15 more die, 292 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

8 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Fifteen more coronavirus infected patients died and 305 cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning. The death toll rose to 8,205.

The rate of daily coronavirus infection has been declining while the recovery rate has been increasing across the country.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 292 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Sunday, raising the total number to 5,38,062.     

Some 531 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours,

raising the total number to 4,83,372.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.52 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 89.84 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 14.35 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 2.35 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 12,562 samples, out of 12,404 collected, were tested at 206 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 37,49,012 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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