DGHS informs WHO's 5 advises
Bangladesh's COVID-19 deaths cross 2,000
Published : Sunday, 5 July, 2020 at 2:43 PM Count : 595
The country's death toll passed 2,000 on Sunday with 55 more fatalities recorded in last 24 hours.
At the same time, 2,738 confirmed cases were reported after testing 13,988 samples.
The death tally stood at 2,052 and the cases 1,62,417.
Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Dr Nasima Sultana confirmed the matter at the daily health bulletin this afternoon.
The death rate is at 1.26 percent.
Dr Nasima said two new labs have been set up in Dhaka for corona test. Now, COVID-19 tests will be conducted in 73 labs.
The DGHS informed WHO's five advises during pandemic are: everyone should keep themselves active, take care of mental health, avoid all kinds of drugs including cigarette, guardians should special take care of children and give them enough time for their mental growth and take protein foods.
Some 1,904 more coronavirus patients have recovered in the past 24 hours, raising the total recovery number to 72,625.
The current recovery rate is 44.62 percent.