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Health authorities in Bangladesh have so far conducted 11,01,480 RT-PCR tests including 10,446 in the last 24 hours that detected 2,520 new Covid-19 patients.
Covid-19 infection rate in Bangladesh on Thursday rose to 20.03 percent as health authorities detected 2,856 more cases after testing 12,398 samples in the past 24 hours.
The daily Covid-19 infection rate in Bangladesh has spiked to 25.23 percent as the country is struggling to control the deadly virus with its major cities and towns, including Dhaka, registering high numbers of cases.
Bangladesh on Tuesday registered the recovery of 4,910 more people from Covid-19 which took the number of total recoveries in the country to over one lakh on the 19th week of the first report of infection.
Explaining the sharp decline in the number of Covid-19 tests over the past week, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana on Monday said people are ‘reluctant’ about conducting tests for various reasons.
Bangladesh on Friday saw the detection of another 2,949 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 1,78,443.
The death toll from coronavirus in Bangladesh rose to 2,096 on Monday as health authorities confirmed 44 more casualties in a span of 24 hours.
Thousands of Bangladeshis living in London have been passing days amid deep uncertainty due to the current situation caused by the outbreak of COVID-19.