Corona Update

6 more die, 635 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

6 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Six more coronavirus infected patients died and 635 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Friday morning. The death toll rose to 8,441.

The number of coronavirus cases has neared 5.5 lakh across the country including in Dhaka as the number recovery from coronavirus cases has been increasing day by day.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 635 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Friday, raising the total number to 5,49,184.     

Some 676 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 5,01,144 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 91.25 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.33 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 4.63 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 13,879 samples, out of 13,710 collected, were tested at 219 labs in the country during the period, the report added.

A total of 41,19,031 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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