** Six killed in Mymensingh road accident ** 11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup ** Fire destroys 30 shops in Sitakunda kitchen market ** Chennai beats Kolkata in final to clinch 4th IPL title ** UK lawmaker stabbed in eastern England has died ** Covid-19: 9 more deaths in Bangladesh ** 3G, 4G mobile internet services restored after 11 hours in Dhaka ** Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection ** Tanneries now polluting the Dhaleshwari after the Buriganga ** Immersion of idols to end Durga Puja today ** 112 students vaccinated under trial run ** Several identified, suspected instigators held over Cumilla incident: Home Minister ** 3 members of a family found dead in Mirsarai: 2 held ** Cumilla incident: BGB troops deployed in Chattogram ** Onion price hike: SB blames syndicate ** BGB deployed in Cumilla amid simmering tension ** Dengue: 2 more die, 211 others hospitalised ** Money laundering case: Ex-Jubo League leader held in city ** New fund raising in capital market may help boost support for SDGs ** People queue up in front of a Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) truck at Bangladesh Railway Bhaban in the capital to buy onion at subsidized price on Tuesday. ** EU announces 1b euro aid for Afghanistan ** Babar gets 8 years in graft case ** What’s the difference between real and fake govt officials if both are corrupt? ** A man drives bike on a road in the capital's Chankharpool area, which is covered with a blanket of dust with the advent of the autumn. ** Teachers of non-government schools bring out a rally in the capital on Monday seeking MPO enlistment **

Daily Covid cases drop below 1,000

26 September 2021

News Desk :
The number of daily coronavirus cases in Bangladesh has dropped below 1,000 for the first time in more than four months on Saturday.
On the day, only 818 new cases have been reported.
The health authorities in the country earlier recorded 698 new infections on May 17.
As many as 17,818 samples were tested in the 24 hours to 8am on Saturday, yielding an infection rate of 4.59%. The overall infection rate in the country stands at 16.15%.
Besides, another 25 people died of Covid-19 during the same period.
At the same time, 965 more patients recovered from the disease, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The latest additions took the country's death toll to 27,393, the total caseload to 1,550,371 and the total number of recoveries to 1,510,167.
The seven-day moving average of single-day deaths in Bangladesh stood at 30.14 on Saturday.
Dhaka counted 11 deaths, the highest among the eight divisions, followed by Chittagong with six fatalities.
Also read - Bangladesh to keep Covid-dedicated field hospitals operational
Four deaths were reported in Khulna, while Rangpur and Sylhet each reported two fatalities.
All 25 of them died at different hospitals across the country.
Of the new patients, Dhaka logged 514 cases, the highest among the divisions, followed by Chittagong with 155.
Meanwhile, the latest figures have put the recovery rate at 97.41% and the mortality rate at 1.77%.
Around 23.87 million people in the country have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Of them, some 15.78 million have taken both doses, the latest DGHS data show.
Bangladesh reported its first three cases of Covid-19, a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a strain of coronavirus later named Sars-CoV-2, on March 8 last year. The first death was reported 10 days later.
The fast-spreading coronavirus has so far claimed over 4.75 million lives and infected more than 231.99 million people throughout the world, according to Worldometer.
More than 208.61 million people have recovered from the disease, which has affected 223 countries and territories across the planet.

Add Rate