September 21, 2020, 4:45 am


2020-07-13 17:13:20 BdST

BD reports 39 deaths, 3,099 new cases, 4,703 recovery in last 24 hours

The state-run Directorate General of Health Services registered 39 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 3099 new cases of infection testing 12,423 samples in the last 24 hours.

With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 2,391 and the number of total infections stood at 186,894. 

Among the fatalities, 30 were men and nine women, while one was between 0-10, one was between 11-20, three were between 31-40, six between 41-50, thirteen between 51-60, eleven between 61-70, three between 71-80, one was between 81-90 years old, Additional Director General of the DGHS Dr. Nasima Sultana said.

Of them, nineteen from Dhaka division, five from Chattogram, one from Mymensingh, seven from Khulna, three from Barisal, two each from Sylhet and Rangpur divisions.

Thirty-four people died in hospital, and five in their homes in the last 24 hours.

In total, 1195 deaths were recorded from Dhaka division, 623 from Chattogram, 121 from Rajshahi, 128 from Khulna, 88 from Barisal, 105 from Sylhet, 75 from Rangpur, and 56 from Mymensingh division.

Simultaneously, 4,703 people recovered from the respiratory disease, bringing the overall number of recovery to 98, 317, Dr Nasima said.

A total of 12, 423 samples were tested in 77 labs across the country during the period. With this, a total of 952, 947 samples have so far been tested in the country.

On Sunday, 47 people died and 2,666 people tested positive for the highly infectious disease.

According to the DGHS, 62,211 people now remain in both home and institutional quarantine while 17,371 others in isolation.

Bangladesh reported its first case of Covid-19 on March 08 and the first death 10 days later. The country witnessed the highest single-day fatalities of 64 on June 30.

Globally, 13,057,543 people were infected with the novel coronavirus and 571,976 have died until Monday at 3:20 pm, according to Worldometer data.

Of the infected, 4,881,408 are currently being treated while 58,664 of them are in serious or critical condition, the website data shows.

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