Corona Update

5 more die, 410 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

26 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The daily coronavirus recovery rate rose in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning as the number of recovery has been increasing day by day across the country, including in Dhaka.

Five more coronavirus infected patients died and 410 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning. The death toll rose to 8,384.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 410 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 5,44,954.      

Some 957 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,94,755 in the country till the day.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.54 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate has reached 90.79 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.61 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 2.63 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 15,883 samples, out of 15,560 collected, were tested at 214 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 40,03,236 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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