In the last 24 hours (from 8 am to 8 am on Wednesday), 25 more people have died of coronavirus infection in the country. At the same time, 3,057 new patients infected with corona have been identified.
This has been informed in the regular press release of the health department on Wednesday.
So far, a total of 5 lakh 60 thousand 606 people have been diagnosed with coronary heart disease in the country. Of these, 6,063 people died. A total of 5 lakh 26 thousand 909 people have recovered.
In the last 24 hours, 26,502 samples have been tested. Considering the sample test, the patient identification rate is 12.98 percent.
In late 2019, the first coronavirus infection was detected in Wuhan, China. On March 7 last year, the first corona patient identification was announced in the country. The first corona-infected person in the country was declared dead on March 17.
The rate of patient identification was low at the beginning of the infection in the country. The infection started to increase from the middle of last May. From the last week of May to the third week of August, the patient identification rate was over 20 percent. From then on, the rate of identification of new patients also started to decrease. After a couple of months of declining infections, the upward trend in new patient and identification rates started from the beginning of last November. From December the infection began to decrease again. However, after five weeks, the infection is on the rise again.
The vaccination program was inaugurated on January 26 to control the corona epidemic. On the same day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Virtual Immunization Program from Ganobhaban. The mass vaccination program started from February 8 in the country.