Country sees lowest daily Covid deaths in 39 days | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 07, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:27 AM, May 07, 2021

Country sees lowest daily Covid deaths in 39 days

41 die, 1,822 test positive in a day

Amid the declining trend in Covid-19 infections and fatalities after an alarming surge in April, Bangladesh registered 41 coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours until yesterday, pushing up the total fatalities to 11,796.

This is the lowest number of coronavirus deaths in the country after March 28 this year. Bangladesh saw 35 deaths on March 28.

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However, 1,822 new cases were detected during the period after the test of 21,585 samples.

The mortality rate remained static at 1.53 percent, said the Directorate General of Health Services in a handout.

The number of coronavirus-related deaths came down to 50 after over a month on Wednesday as the country saw 50 deaths on April 1 and it had kept rising since then.

The daily infection rate fell to 8.44 percent from Wednesday's 8.59 percent.

 

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