Covid-19: 36 die, 1,106 infected, 1,753 recover in 24 hours | The Daily Star
04:00 PM, September 26, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:21 PM, September 26, 2020

Covid-19: 36 die, 1,106 infected, 1,753 recover in 24 hours

Thirty-six people have died from Covid-19 in the country during the last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The total number of deaths has now reached 5,129 and the death rate stands at 1.43 percent.

A total of 1,106 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 3,57,873 added the release.

The current positivity rate is 10.27 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 18.85 percent.

Bangladesh is currently 15th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.

The position is one step ahead of Iraq and one step behind United Kingdom, according to worldometer.info.

A total of 10,765 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 1,753 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 2,68,777 and the recovery rate at 75.10 percent.

Among the 36 deceased, 25 were male and 11 female while seven were 41-50 years old, eight 51-60, and 21 were above 60 years old, added the release.

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