23 die, highest infection recorded in last 24 hrs
Published: 02:44 PM, 29 May 2020 Updated: 04:15 PM, 29 May 2020
In the 24 hours last, 23 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported bringing the death toll from the pandemic to 582 in the country. Besides, 2,523 fresh positive cases have been registered within this time. With this, the total number of confirmed cases has climbed to 42,844 in Bangladesh.
DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure joining the daily health bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through online at around 2:30 pm on Friday.
According to the bulletin, 11,301 samples were tested in the country’s 49 labs in the last 24 hours to detect coronavirus. Of these, coronavirus has been detected in the bodies of 2,523 more people. As a result, the total number of coronavirus victims in the country has stood at 42,844.
Of the victims, 23 have died in the last 24 hours. Among them 19 were males and 4 were females. The total death toll stood at 582 people.
In age-based analysis - one between the ages of 11 and 20, one between the ages of 21 and 30, two between the ages of 31 and 40, five between the ages of 41 and 50, five between the ages of 51 and 60, and six between the age of 61 to 60, two between 71 and 80, and one between 81 and 90; have died in the last 24 hours. Of these, 10 died in Dhaka division, 9 in Chattogram, two in Rangpur, two in Barisal and one in Sylhet division.
In the last 24 hours, another 590 coronavirus patients have recovered and returned home. With this, a total of 9,015 people recovered.
The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after detection of the first COVID-19 cases.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. As of Wednesday afternoon, a total of 5,920,25 people have been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 362,368 while 2,592,085 patients have recovered, according to the data received from worldometer.