Corona Update

11 more die, 470 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

27 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Eleven more coronavirus infected patients died and 470 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Friday morning. The death toll rose to 8,395.

The number of daily coronavirus recovery rate has risen, but the number of death has again increased in the last 24 hours till Friday morning across the country including in Dhaka.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 470 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Friday, raising the total number to 5,45,424.     

Some 743 more patients have recovered from the

disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 4,95,498 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 also has reached 90.85 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.57 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 3.13 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 15,345 samples, out of 15,032 collected, were tested at 214 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 40,18,268 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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