Sixteen more patients died from Covid-19 infection in the past 24 hours till this morning, raising the total fatalities in the country to 6,108, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Ctgcampus.com: The number of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,23,620 as 1,699 new cases were reported in the period, DGHS said in a press release.
The death rate stood at 1.44 percent, said the Directorate General of Health Services.
So far, 341,416 patients — 80.59 percent — including 1,648 new 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 6,000 on November 4.
Until now, 2,470,164 tests have been carried out, including 13,520 new ones, and 17.15 percent of the patients turned out to be positive.