- Total infected: 226,225 or 20.12%
- Total death: 2,965 or 1.31%
- Total recovery: 125,683 or 55.56%
- Total sample test: 1,124,417
- Isolated: 19,007
- In Quarantine: 58,390
Bangladesh today confirmed 37 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 2,772 new cases of infection after testing 12,859 samples in the last 24 hours.
With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 2,965 and the number of total infections stood at 226,225.
"Of the dead patients, 26 are men and 11 women. Moreover, 24 of them are hailed from Dhaka, five from Chattogram, three from Rangpur, two each from Khulna and Barishal, and one from Mymensingh division," Additional Director General (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Professor Dr Nasima Sultana revealed the latest figures during the daily virtual health bulletin today.
"Thirty-three of them have died in different hospitals and four at their respective homes."
According to the age group analysis of Covid-19 victims as of today, the highest number of patients - 45.67 percent or 1,354 - died till date are aged sixty and above. The age groups of 51-60 and 41-50 come next with respectively 28.97 percent (859) and 14.23 percent (422). Rest of the age groups stand under seven percent, such as- 31-40 with 6.68 percent (198), 21-30 with 2.83 percent (84), 11-20 with 1.01 percent (30) and under ten with 0.61 percent (18).
The gender-wise analysis of the victims disclosed that some 2,332 people who have died from Covid-19 are males and 633 are females, which are 78.65% and 21.35% respectively.
District-wise, out of 2,965 fatalities till date, 48.30 percent or 1,432 are hailed from Dhaka division, 24.49 or 726 percent from Chattogram, 7.02 percent or 208 from Khulna, 5.87 percent or 174 from Rajshahi, 4.72 percent or 140 from Sylhet, 3.78 percent or 112 from Barishal, 3.74 percent or 111 from Rangpur and 2.10 percent or 62 from Mymensingh.
Dr Nasima Said, "Some 12,544 samples were collected in the last 24 hours and 12,859 were tested in 81 labs across the country. So far 1,124,417 samples have been tested."
Besides, some 1,801 patients have recovered during the time, increasing the tally to 125,683.
Around 55.56 percent of novel coronavirus patients – both symptomatic and asymptomatic – have recovered in Bangladesh so far, while 1.31 percent have died.
The latest day's infection rate was 21.56 percent of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 20.12 percent.
Currently, 58,390 people are quarantined across the country – including 2,451 newly-quarantined individuals. A total of 369,607 people have completed their quarantine course.
The country is capable of accommodating 31,991 people at 629 institutional quarantine facilities across the country.
Nasima Sultana said, "The authorities placed 550 new individuals suspected of having Covid-19 into isolation, bringing the total to 19,007 after 28,769 left."
As many as 17,641,295 hotline health services were given by 16,498 trained and 4,217 volunteer doctors via three designated numbers, including 78,455 in the last 24-hour till 8am today.
Via the telemedicine service, everyday a total of 90 doctors and health officils in two shifts are providing Covid-19 advice, that has been availed by 134,400 people till date including 4,629 in the last 24 hours.
The virus has killed 652,454 people globally and infected 16,433,715 so far.