Update September 3, 2020

Dhaka 1-48 am, 01-October, 2020

32 more die in 24 hrs, 2,158 new cases

Mirajul Moin Joy

Health authorities of the country detected 2,158 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday after testing 14,422 samples in the last 24 hours.

Another 32 patients have died from the deadly disease during the period raising the death tally to 4,383. The fatality rate in Bangladesh is still 1.37 percent.

The daily infection rate stands at 14.96 percent during the period.

So far, 3,19,686 patients have been identified in the country since March 8 after testing 15,92,038 samples and a reduced 20.06 percent have turned out Covid-19 positive.

The country saw the recovery of new 2,964 Covid-19 patients in the last 24 hours until Thursday which boosted the number of total recoveries across the country to 2,13,980.

A press release sent by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) provided the latest information and also confirmed that the recovery rate has climbed further to 66.9 percent in Bangladesh.

Among the 32 people who lost their lives during the period, 30 are above 50 years and two more are between 41 and 50 years. 1,201 people who died since March 18 are between 51 and 60 years.

So far, 2,120 have died in Dhaka division, 950 in Chattoram, 291 in Rajshahi, 363 in Khulna, 169 in Barishal, 197 in Sylhet, 200 in Rangpur and 93 have died in Mymensingh division.

Across the country, 19,869 people are in isolation and 52,183 people are quarantined at present.

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

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