Corona Update

8 more die, 385 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Eight more coronavirus infected patients died and 385 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning. The death toll rose to 8,408.

The coronavirus recovery rate has neared 91 per cent in the country as the new infection rate remained around 3 per cent across the country including in Dhaka on Sunday.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 385 new cases were detected in the country in

the last 24 hours till 8:00am Sunday, raising the total number to 5,46,216.     

Some 817 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to

4,96,924 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 90.98 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.51 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 2.87 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 13,566 samples, out of 13,411 collected, were tested at 215 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 40,44,027 samples have been tested so far to detect coronavirus infection across the country.


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