Update September 6, 2020

Dhaka 5-40 pm, 21-September, 2020

1,592 new Covid-19 patients detected, 32 more death

Mirajul Moin Joy

With the 1,592 new Covid-19 patients detected in the last 24 hours the total number of infections in the country rose to 3,25,157 against 16,29,312 tests Sunday .

As per the latest data the number of infected population dropped to 19.96 percent.

Since March 18, 4,479 people have died in the country with the death of 32 patients in the past 24 hours. The fatality rate in Bangladesh has increased to 1.38 percent.

Recovery rate in Bangladesh from the disease saw exponential growth of 68.05 percent as 3,423 former have recovered during the period boosting the total cases of recovery to 2,21,275.

A press release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) provided the latest information.

At present, there are 99,403 active cases in the country. Bangladesh is seeing 1,971 infections per million against 9,875 tests and 27 are dying.

Among those who lost their lives in the last 24 hours, 26 are above 50 years; four are between 41 and 50 and two are between 31 and 40 years.

According to DGHS, 2,233 of the total deceased are above 60 years, 1,222 between 51 and 60 years and 591 are between 41 and 50 years. 433 others are in other age brackets.

So far, 2,171 have died in Dhaka division, 960 in Chattoram, 297 in Rajshahi, 375 in Khulna, 174 in Barishal, 201 in Sylhet, 205 in Rangpur and 96 have died in Mymensingh division.

Across the country, 19,634 people are in isolation and 52,120 people are quarantined at present.

In Bangladesh, the first three cases of coronavirus infection were detected on March 8 and on August 26 it crossed 3,00,000. On July 2, 4,019 Covid-19 patients were identified in the country, the highest in a day.

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