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Corona Update

15 more die, 14,828 cases detected

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 25 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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15 more die, 14,828 cases detected

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Corona infection case is increasing alarmingly as the infection rate has already crossed 32 percent in the country. The total number of has neared 17 lakh this winter.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 15 more Covid-19 patients died and 14,828 infection cases were recorded in the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

The number of total infections has risen to 16,99,964 with the overall positivity rate 13.98 percent. Some 45,807 samples were tested in the last 24 hours to detect the infection cases.

The national death toll has increased to 28,238 with a case fatality rate of 1.66 percent.

Some 998 more Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the total number of recoveries to 15,57,859. The recovery rate reached 91.64 percent.

The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March in 2020 and  the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March.

The health ministry sources said already one third of the hospital beds have been occupied by the corona patients in the capital while the bed occupation outside the city also has been increasing.