The recent rise in coronavirus infection detection continues today. For the last five days, the number of people identified in Corona has been more than three and a half thousand every day. In the last 24 hours (from 6 am to 6 am on Friday) in the country, corona infection has been detected in 3,064 people. And 39 people died.
This has been informed in the regular press release of the health department on Saturday.
This is the highest death toll from corona in the last three and a half months. Earlier on December 15, 40 people died due to corona. However, less than 1,007 people were diagnosed with the infection in Corona that day.
So far, a total of 5 lakh 91 thousand 606 people have been diagnosed with corona infection in the country. Of these, 6,069 died. A total of 5 lakh 33 thousand 922 people have recovered.
In the last 24 hours, samples of 24,064 people have been tested. Considering the sample test, the patient identification rate is 14.90 percent.
According to a regular press release from the Department of Health on Friday, 33 people died of coronavirus infection. At the same time, 3,737 patients were identified infected with corona.
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 incidence of coronavirus infection was low in the country at the beginning. 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.