Covid-19: 35 die, 3,009 infected, 2,878 recover in 24 hours | The Daily Star
02:06 PM, July 29, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:26 PM, July 29, 2020

Covid-19: 35 die, 3,009 infected, 2,878 recover in 24 hours

Thirty-five 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 today.

With this the death toll due to Covid-19 in the country has reached 3,035 and the death rate now stands at 1.31 percent.

Three thousand and nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

With the fresh cases, the total number of positive cases so far in the country stands at 2,32,194 and the current infection rate is 21.30 percent.

The total infection rate stands at 20.17 percent, according to DGHS.

Bangladesh is currently 16th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.

The position is one step ahead of Turkey and one step behind Italy, according to worldometer.info.

A total of 14,127 samples were tested in 82 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.

Meanwhile, 2,878 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 1,30,292 and the recovery rate at 56.11 percent.

Eight hundred and twenty-seven people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima added during the briefing.

Among the deceased, 30 were male and five were female while one was between 21-30 years old, one within 31-40, six within 41-50, seven between 51-60, 12 between 61-70, seven within 71-80 and one was between 81-90 years old, Dr Nasima also said.

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