The latest day's infection rate was 22.77 percent of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 19.99 percent
- Total infected: 213,254 or 19.99%
- Total death: 2,751 or 1.29%
- Total recovery: 117,202 or 54.96%
- Total sample test: 1,066,609
- Isolated: 18,796
- In Quarantine: 59,056
Bangladesh has confirmed 42 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 2,744 new cases after testing 12,050 samples in the last 24 hours till Wednesday.
With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 2,751 and the number of total infections reached 213,254. The latest day's infection rate was 22.77 percent of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country till date was 19.99 percent.
Addressing an online briefing, Additional Director General (administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana said, "Among the deceased patients, 30 are men and 12 are women.
"Moreover, 21 of them hailed from Dhaka; eight from Chattogram; three, each, from Khulna, Rajshahi, and Sylhet; and two, each, from the Rangpur and Barishal divisions. Thirty-seven of them have died in different hospitals and five at their respective homes," she said.
According to the analysis of Covid-19 victims' age groups as of today, the highest number of patients – 44.86 percent or 1,234 – died till date are aged sixty and above. The age groups of 51-60 and 41-50 come next with respectively 29.44 percent (810) and 14.18 percent (390).
A total of 2,168 people who have died of Covid-19, nationally, are male and 583 are female– which are 78.81 percent and 21.19 percent, respectively.
District-wise, out of the 2,751 fatalities till date: 48.75 percent or 1,341 hailed from Dhaka Division, 25.30 percent or 696 from Chattogram, 6.51 percent or 181 from Khulna, 5.53 percent or 152 from Rajshahi, 4.65 percent or 128 from Sylhet, 3.71 percent or 102 from Barishal, 3.38 percent or 93 from Rangpur, and 2.18 percent or 58 from Mymensingh.
Giving further details, Dr Nasima said, "Some 11,976 samples were collected in the last 24 hours and 12,050 were tested in 80 labs across the country. So far, 1,066,609 samples have been tested."
Additionally, some 1,805 patients have recovered during the time, increasing the tally to 117,202 and recovery rate to 54.96 percent.