Covid-19: 1,973 more cases registered in Bangladesh

Bangladesh recorded 1,973 more coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours till Sunday to bring the total infections to 294,598.

Besides, total fatalities linked to the virus have reached 3,941 with 34 more deaths during the period.

Of the new deceased, 24 are men and 10 are women. Among the total dead, 3,106 or 78.81 percent are men while 835 or 21.19 percent are women.

Coronavirus Update in Bangladesh

(Update on August 22, 2020)

Status New Total
Cases 1,973 2,94,598
Death 34 3,941
Recovered 3,524 1,79,091
Test 10,801 1,442,656

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

As per the press release, 3,524 more patients recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 179,091.

During the period, 10,801 samples were tested in 91 labs across the country. With this, a total of 1,442,656 samples have so far been tested in the country.

In comparison with the tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the infection rate is 18.27 percent while the infection rate 20.42 against total tests carried out so far.

Against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 60.79 percent while the mortality rate is 1.34 percent.

On Saturday, Bangladesh reported 46 deaths from coronavirus and 2,265 cases after testing 11,356 samples.

Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus has reached 808,697 as of 10:45am on Sunday.

Besides, the virus has so far sickened 23,382,074 people in different countries, according to Worldometer.

Of the currently infected 6,664,853 patients, 6,603,138 are in mild condition while 61,715 are in serious or critical condition.

So far, 15,908,524 people have made recovery from the disease in different countries.

The US is the worst-hit country with highest cases and deaths in the world at 5,841,428 and 180,174 respectively while Brazil is in the 2nd position with 3,582,698 cases and 114,277 deaths and India reported 3rd highest 3,044,940 cases.