Covid-19 daily infection rate in Bangladesh falls, 7 more die

News Desk
Bangladesh recorded seven more Covid-19-related deaths and 515 new cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning, registering a fall in its daily infection rate.Some 894 people have recovered from the virus infections during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the updated figures, the Covid-19 fatalities climbed to 8,423, while the total infections to 547,316 in the country.
The daily infection rate today stood at 3.36 percent which was 4.31 percent on Monday.
The overall infection rate slightly fell to 13.44 percent, which was 13.48 percent on Monday.
The mortality rate remained steady at 1.54% for the past few days, the DGHS handout said.
So far, 496,691 patients (91.12%) have recovered from the Covid-19.
Authorities have so far tested 40,72,922 samples, including 15,325 in the past 24 hours.
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.