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43 COVID-19 deaths, 1,724 cases reported in 24 hrs

Published : Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 at 3:43 PM  Count : 291

 The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, US January 29, 2020/ Reuters

The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, US January 29, 2020/ Reuters


With the deaths of 43 more people on Tuesday, Bangladesh's COVID-19 death count now stands at 4,802.

During this timeline, 1,724 fresh cases were reported, taking the total virus cases to 3.41,056.

Meanwhile, 2,439 more recoveries were recorded in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 2,45,594.

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 Tuesday afternoon.

Among the newly deceased, 36 were men and seven women. Of them, 27 were from Dhaka, three from Chattogram, two from Rajshahi, five from Khulna, four from Sylhet, and two from Rangpur divisions respectively.

As of today, a total of 3,744 men (77.97 per cent) and 1,058  women (22.03 per cent) died from COVID-19 in Bangladesh.

Of them, are from Dhaka, three from Chittagong, two from Khulna, six from Rajshahi, two from Sylhet, two from Rangpur and three from Barisal division respectively.

In the last 24 hours, 94 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country collected 14,648 samples and tested 14,050samples.

With this, a total of 17,56,746 samples were tested in the country.

The latest day's infection rate is 12.27 per cent, compared to the sample tested, while the overall infection rate is 19.41.

So far, the recovery rate is 72.01 per cent and the mortality rate is 1.41 per cent.

Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.

According to Worldometer's COVID-19 data, the deadly virus has killed 9,33,297 people globally and infected 2,94,69,780  as of Saturday afternoon.





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