Coronavirus cases leap 2,747 by in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 2,747 more coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 285,091.

Besides, the 41 more people lost their battle against deadly virus in the country to take the total fatalities to 3,781.

Of the new deceased, 34 are men and seven are women. Among the total dead, 2,987 or 79 percent are men while 794 or 21 percent are women.

Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh

(Update on August 19, 2020)

Status New Total
Cases 2,747 2,85,091
Death 41 3,781
Recovered 2,913 1,65,738
Test 14,678 1,393,497

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the information through a press release in the afternoon.

According to the press release, 2,913 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking total recoveries to 165,738.

During the period, 14,678 samples were tested in labs across the country. With this, a total of 1,393,497 samples have so far been tested in the country.

In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 18.72 percent while the infection rate 20.46 against total tests carried out so far.

Against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 58.14 while the mortality rate is 1.33 percent.

On Tuesday, Bangladesh registered 46 deaths from coronavirus and 3,200 cases after testing 14,630 samples.

As the coronavirus is ravaging the entire world, so a good number of people are recovering from Covid-19 every day.

As of Wednesday noon, the global recoveries crossed the 1.5-crore mark to reach 15,053,449.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the deadly virus across the world have jumped to 784,380.

Besides, it has so far infected 22,309,785 people in different countries, according to Worldometer.

Of the currently infected 6,471,956 patients, 6,409,932 are in mild condition while 62,024 are in serious or critical condition.

The US is the worst-hit country with highest cases and deaths in the world at 5,655,974 and 175,074 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 3,411,872 cases and 110,019 deaths and India reported 3rd highest 2,768,670 cases.