Update November 2, 2020

Dhaka 6-28 am, 23-September, 2021

1,736 new coronavirus cases; 25 more die

Online Desk

Bangladesh on Monday recorded 1,736 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 41,09,88.

Besides, 25 more patients died from Covid-19 during the period, taking the fatalities to 5,966.

So far, 327901 patients have recovered from the disease– 1,961 in the last 24 hours.

The fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.45 percent, the Directorate General of Health Services said.

Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8. The number of cases reached the 300,000-mark on August 26. The first death was reported on March 18 and the death toll exceeded 5,000 on Sept 22.

So far, 23,61,702 tests have been carried out, including 12,891 new tests, and 17.40 percent of them have turned out to be positive.

Bangladesh is seeing 2413.13 infections, 1925.36 recoveries and 35.03 deaths per million.

So far, 3,108 people have died in Dhaka division, 1,179 in Chattogram, 372 in Rajshahi, 472 in Khulna, 200 in Barishal, 250 in Sylhet, 263 in Rangpur and 122 in Mymensingh.

Read Also: Global Covid-19 death toll reaches 1,199, 693

Global Situation

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 46.4 million globally with nearly 1.2 million fatalities on Monday, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

The death toll from Covid-19 in the world reached 1,199, 693 while the total caseload surpassed 46,437,615 as of Monday morning.

The U.S. has registered 230,967 deaths with 9,201,500 infections – both the highest in the world.

India comes in second place in terms of cases (8,184,082), while the country’s death toll soared to 122,111.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. The World Health Organisation declared it a pandemic in March.

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