Corona Update

7 more die, 366 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

23 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Seven more coronavirus infected patients died and 366 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Monday morning. The death toll rose to 8,356.

The coronavirus recovery rate has neared around 91 percent across the country including in Dhaka as the infection rate has also declined here simultaneously.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 366 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Monday, raising the total number to 5,43,717. 

Some 692 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,92,059.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.54 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 90.50 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.73 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 3.30 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 11,051 samples, out of 11,103 collected, were tested at 214 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 39,58,776 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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