Covid-19: 37 die, 2,949 infected, 1,862 recover in 24 hours | The Daily Star
02:24 PM, July 10, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:10 PM, July 10, 2020

Covid-19: 37 die, 2,949 infected, 1,862 recover in 24 hours

Thirty-seven people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing.

The death toll now stands at 2,275 and the death rate at 1.27 percent.

Two thousand nine hundred and forty-nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The current infection rate is 21.86 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,78,443.

The total infection rate so far stands at 19.43 percent.

Bangladesh remains the 17th worst affected country in the world in terms of the number of cases.

The position is one step ahead of France and one step behind Germany, according to worldometer.info.

A total of 13,488 samples were tested in 77 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 1,862 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The total number of recoveries has reached 86,406 and the current recovery rate is 48.42 percent.

A total of 893 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.

Among the deceased, 29 were male and eight were female while 12 were from Dhaka, 17 from Chattogram, two from Rajshahi, two from Sylhet, one from Barishal, one from Mymensingh and two others were from Rangpur division

Of them, one was between 21-30 years old, one between 31-40, seven within 41-50, nine between 51-60, 15 between 61-70 and four were within 71-80 years old, Dr Nasima also said.

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