Covid-19: 33 die, 3,533 infected, 1,796 recover in 24 hours | The Daily Star
02:41 PM, July 15, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:42 PM, July 15, 2020

Covid-19: 33 die, 3,533 infected, 1,796 recover in 24 hours

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

The death toll now stands at 2,457 and the death rate at 1.27 percent.

Three thousand five hundred and thirty-three people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The current infection rate is 25.23 percent and the total number of infections in the country is 1,93,590.

The total infection rate stands at 19.75 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 14,002 samples were tested in 79 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 1,796 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the DGHS said today.

The total number of recoveries stands at 1,05023 and the recovery rate at 54.25 percent.

A total of 949 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.

Among the deceased, 27 were male and six were female while 16 were from Dhaka, seven from Chattogram, two from Rajshahi, three from Rangpur and five were from Khulna division.

Of them, one was under 10 years old, three between 31-40, five within 41-50, ten between 51-60, seven between 61-70, five within 71-80 and two were 81-90 years old, Dr Nasima also said.

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