Corona Update

6 more die, 1,051 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

12 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Six more coronavirus infected patients died and 1,051 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning. The total death toll rose to 8,502.

The rate of total coronavirus death cases have declined to 1.53 percent from 1.54 percent while the daily infection cases have increased further in the country.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1051 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am Thursday, raising the total number to 5,54,156.     

Some 1,307 more patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 5,07,920     

in the country till the day.

The DGHS data said the coronavirus death rate has stood at 1.53 percent. On the other hand, the recovery rate also has reached 91.66 percent, it added.

The health directorate said 13.14 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 5.82 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.


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