COVID-19: 35 more die in 24 hrs
Published : Monday, 30 November, 2020 at 3:33 PM Count : 447
With the deaths of 35 more people in the last 24 hours until 8:00 am on Monday, Bangladesh's COVID-19 death count now stands at 6,644.
During this timeline, 2,525fresh cases were reported, taking the total virus cases to 4,64,932.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confirmed the matter through a press release signed by Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of DGHS, on Monday afternoon.
Health authorities also reported 2,539 more recoveries in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 3,80,711.
In the last 24 hours, 118 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country collected 15,565 samples and tested 15,372.
With this, a total of 27,72,701 samples were tested in the country.
The infection rate is 16.43 per cent in the last 24 hours, compared to the samples tested while the overall infection rate is 16.77 per cent.
So far, the recovery rate is 81.79 per cent and the mortality rate is 1.43 per cent.
Meanwhile, the government today announced that it will distribute three crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India for free.
Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus case on March 8 and the first death on March 18.
According to Worldometer's COVID-19 data, the deadly virus has killed 14,66,289 people globally and infected 6,31,35,973 as of Saturday afternoon.