Coronavirus update in Bangladesh: 22 more die, 2,381 test positive
02:35 PM, June 01, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:51 PM, June 01, 2020

Covid-19: Current death rate 1.36pc, recovery rate 21.39pc

22 dead, 2,381 infected, 816 recover in 24 hours

Twenty-two people have died with coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

The death toll now stands at 672 and the death rate is 1.36 percent, Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing.

Two thousand three hundred and eighty-one have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected has reached 49,532.

A total of 11,439 samples were tested in 52 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 816 Covid-19 patients have recovered since yesterday, taking the total number of recovered patients to 10,597 and the recovery rate to 21.39 percent, the DGHS official added.

A total of 449 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, she added.

Among the deceased, 19 were male and three female, she said adding that 11 were from Dhaka, eight from Chattogram, two from Sylhet and the other from Barishal division.

Of them, one was between 21-30, eight between 41-50, four within 51-60, seven between 61-70 and the other two 71-80 years old, Dr Nasima also said.

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