According to the DGHS, 2,995 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till 8am Wednesday
- Total infected: 266,498 or 20.46%
- Total death: 3,513 or 1.32%
- Total recovery: 153,089 or 57.44%
- Total sample test: 1,302,739
- Isolated: 19,730
- In Quarantine: 52,878
The Covid-19 death toll in the country has crossed the 3,500 mark with 42 new deaths registered in the 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday.
The total number of deaths caused by the virus has now reached 3,513 and the death rate stands at 1.32 percent, said a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.
According to the DGHS, 2,995 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning. With the new cases, the total number of positive cases so far in the country stands at 2,66,498 and the current infection rate among the patients tested at that time is 20.30 percent.
According to the press release, the total infection rate stands at 20.46 percent.
A total of 14,751 samples were tested in 86 labs across the country in the 24 hours. So far, 13,02,739 samples have been tested in Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, 1,117 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total number of recoveries to 1,53,089 and the recovery rate to 57.44 percent.
Among the deceased, 33 patients were male and nine were female, meanwhile: one was between 21-30 years old, two were within 31-40, four between 41-50, 11 within 51-60, and 24 above 60 years old.
Of the deceased patients: 27 were from Dhaka; four from Sylhet; three, each, from Khulna and Chattogram; two, each, from Rangpur and Mymensingh; and one from Barishal division.
Thirty-nine of them died in different hospitals and three at their respective residences.
The gender breakdown of Covid-19's victims shows that 79.19 percent or 2,782 of the total were men, and 20.81 percent or 731 were women.
Among the total deceased Covid-19 patients: 1,681 were from Dhaka division, 819 from Chattogram, 271 from Khulna, 226 from Rajshahi, 162 from Sylhet, 141 from Rangpur, 135 from Barishal, and 78 from Mymensingh district.