- Total infected: 342,671 or 19.36%
- Total death: 4,823 or 1.41%
- Total recovery: 247,969 or 72.36%
- Total sample test: 1,770,106
- Isolated: 17,320
- In Quarantine: 48,246
With 21 more Covid-19 deaths, Bangladesh on Wednesday recorded the lowest daily death count from the virus in the past 46 days since August 1.
On August 1, 21 people died of the virus.
Apart from the 21 deaths, another 1,615 people were infected in the last 24 hours till Wednesday 8am.
Though the number of daily cases decreased in the last 24 hours, fatality rate increased in recent weeks to 1.41%.
With the new cases and deaths, the country tallied 342,671 cases with 4,823 deaths, according to a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) issued on Wednesday.
The latest day's infection rate was 12.09% while the overall rate stood at 19.36%. 13,360 samples were tested in 94 labs across the country. So far, 1,770,106 samples have been tested.
Besides, 2,375 patients recovered during the 24-hour period, increasing the tally to 247,969. Recovery rate stood at 72.36%.
Of the dead patients, 16 were men and five were women. 10 of them hailed from Dhaka, five from Chattogram, four from Khulna, and one each from Rajshahi and Sylhet.
Twenty of them died in different hospitals, and one at home.
The gender-wise analysis of the victims showed that 3,760 were males, and 1,063 females.
Division-wise, out of 4,823 fatalities till date, 2,349 were from Dhaka division, 1,013 from Chattogram, 410 from Khulna, 324 from Rajshahi, 217 from Sylhet, 180 from Barishal, 228 from Rangpur, and 102 from Mymensingh.
87 doctors died from Covid-19 in Bangladesh: BMA
The number of doctors who died of coronavirus infections so far stood at 87, according to the Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA).
On Wednesday, in a press release, the BMA said some 2,762 doctors, 1,953 nurses and around 3,248 other health workers had been infected with the virus since March 8 to September 16, taking the total number to 7,963.