Besides, some 1,134 new Covid-19 cases were reported until Thursday morning, taking the country’s caseload to 496,975. So far, 431,590 patients – 86.84% – including 2,239 ones in the last 24 hours, have recovered.
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8. The infection number reached the 300,000-mark on August 26. The first death was reported on March 18 and the death toll exceeded 7,000 on December 12.
Until now, 3,035,728 tests have been carried out, including 13,191 new ones. So far, 16.37% of the tests turned out to be positive.
Bangladesh is seeing 2,918.12 infections, 2,534.20 recoveries, and 42.23 deaths per million.
More than 74.3 million people have been infected with coronavirus globally and over 1.65 million of them died since the first cases were reported in December last year, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The global caseload stood at 74,325,035 with 1,651,150 fatalities on Thursday.