Corona Update

38 more die, 1,514 cases detected

Staff Correspondent

11 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Thirty-eight more people died of coronavirus infection and 1,514 new cases were detected during the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

The numbers of daily coronavirus infection cases and deaths have been declining day by day as 1,514 new infection cases and 38 deaths have recorded in the country during the time. According to data of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the total number of deaths from the deadly pathogen has reached 11,972 with 38 new deaths in the last 24 hours till Monday morning. The total death rate has risen to 1.54 percent.

The Number of daily coronavirus death has declined in last 24 hours as earlier it was 56 on Sunday. Some 1,514 infection cases were reported in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the total number to 7,75027.

The daily infection rate has stood at 8.99 percent in the last 24 hours.

Some 2,115 more patients have recovered from the fatal disease in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recovery to 7,12,277 in the country till the day. The recovery rate has stood at 91.90 percent.

The DGHS said 13.72 percent of the samples have been diagnosed with coronavirus till the date while 8.99 percent samples have been diagnosed with the fatal disease in a day.

A total of 16,848 samples, out of 16,963 collected, were tested at 454 labs in the country during the period, the report added. A total of 56,47,742 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 the same year in the country.

Both infections and deaths from coronavirus started to decline from the first week of July last year and the fall continued till the first week of March this year.

However, the numbers started rising further from March 10. Highest 7,626 cases were reported on April 7 and record 112 deaths were registered on April 19.

Following a fresh surge in both infections and deaths from the deadly pathogen, the government enforced a lockdown which has been extended until May 16.