Bangladesh reports first zero deaths from Covid-19 since last 12 months: Official – Times of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Saturday reported zero deaths prior to now 24 hours for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic last 12 months, a senior official stated.
The achievement got here as fixed efforts had been being made by the Bangladesh authorities to comprise the fatalities because of the contagious coronavirus that has to this point claimed the lives of 27,946 individuals and contaminated over 1.5 million others until now.
“I am happy to inform you that no death was reported from coronavirus in the past 24 hours . . . 178 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 during the time,” a well being ministry spokesman informed newsmen.
Bangladesh’s well being authorities reported the first Covid-19 loss of life on April 3 last 12 months.
Professor Nazmul Islam, the spokesman for Directorate of well being Services (DGHS), stated it was a “great relief” for the nation that the an infection cases got here down however it remained a matter of statement if the loss of life price remained zero.
According to DGHS, the virus has to this point killed 27,946 individuals and contaminated over 1.5 million others whereas the loss of life price now stands at 1.78 towards 100 contaminated individuals.
The DGHS stated 1.18 per cent Covid-19 constructive circumstances had been reported prior to now 24 hours as 15,107 samples had been examined.
It stated from the start of the pandemic, 97.72 per cent Covid-19 sufferers recovered whereas 1.78 per cent died.

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