In Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet, 3 more people have been infected with corona virus in the last 24 hours. Among them are two women in their sixties and a young man in his thirties. They were identified as Corona at Mount Adora, Ragib-Rabeya Medical College Hospital and Shaheed Sams Uddin Medical College Hospital in Sylhet.
In all, the number of corona victims in this upazila stood at 239 people. Of these, 213 have returned to normal life. 6 people lost their lives. At present there are 19 patients in home isolation.
Bishwanath Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer said. Abdur Rahman Musa said that if the rate of examination increases, the rate of identification of the infected is also likely to increase.
The coronavirus situation is deteriorating in Bangladesh. In the meantime, the daily infection has exceeded 6,500. Even if it decreases a little sometimes, death is also increasing.
However, experts are blaming a new type or form of corona behind the increase in this infection. That is the ‘African form’ of the virus.
According to a recent study by the International Center for Diarrhea Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), more South African variants of the coronavirus are being infected.
Between March 18 and 24, ICDDRB scientists analyzed the genome sequences of about 58 samples from corona patients, the agency said. Of these, 48, or more than 60 percent, were found in South African corona variants.
In the previous week, between 12 and 16 March, ICDDR analyzed the genome sequences of B99 corona patient samples and found 64, or more than 74 percent, South African variants.
In the first week of March, the genome sequences of about 30 samples were analyzed, but no African variant was found.
ICDDRB, a senior scientist who led the team to analyze the genome sequence. Mustafizur Rahman said on Wednesday night, “We have seen that in the third week of March, the South African variant has become more infected than the United Kingdom and other variants.”
‘We have continued genome sequence analysis of samples collected after March 24. But it is not ready yet, ‘he said.
ICDDR, B started monitoring various variants of SARS-Cove-2 in December last year in collaboration with the Institute of Pathology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and the Department of Health (DGHS).
The second wave of corona is going on in the world. In the meantime, the number of deaths in the world has exceeded 29 lakh and more than 13 crore 37 lakh people have been affected.
According to WorldOmiter, 13 crore 37 lakh 70 thousand 57 people have been infected with corona in the world till Thursday morning. And 29 lakh 909 people have died in Corona. 10 crore 8 lakh 10 thousand 83 people have returned home healthy.
The United States, the world’s most powerful country, has the highest death toll in Corona. In the country at the top of the list, 3 crore 17 lakh 36 thousand 243 people have been infected with corona so far. 5 lakh 72 thousand 749 people have died.