Bangladesh reports 38 Covid cases in 24 hrs

The number of detected coronavirus cases in the country, according to the government, rose to 2,036,306 on Thursday as 38 more cases were reported, after testing 3,123 samples, including rapid antigen tests, in the last 24 hours.          

During the period, no patient died of Covid-19. As of Thursday, the death toll stands at 29,430, according to the press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).         

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours until 8:00am was 1.22 per cent while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Thursday stands at 13.52 per cent.                             

The health directorate Thursday said a total of 266 people recovered from the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 1,984,390.

Bangladesh detected its first coronavirus patient on 8 March in 2020 and recorded its first death of the disease on 18 March that year.