News Desk: 52 people have died in the last 24 hours due to coronavirus. So far, the total number of deaths in Corona stands at 26,738.
In 24 hours, 2,496 people have been identified as new corona. The total number of identified patients stands at 15 lakh 22 thousand 302 people.
This information has been given in the regular press release on taxes sent from the Department of Health on Wednesday.
Earlier, 58 people died on Tuesday and 85 on Monday.
The Department of Health said in a statement that 3,740 people had recovered from Corona in 24 hours. So far, a total of 14 lakh 64 thousand 594 people have recovered.
In the last 24 hours, samples of 26,036 people were collected. 26 thousand 528 samples were tested. In contrast to the test, the patient identification rate is 9.06 percent. So far, the identification rate of 91 lakh 46 thousand 371 samples has been 18.64 percent.
Of the 52 people killed in the last 24 hours, 32 were women and 20 were men. During this period, the highest number of 20 people died in Dhaka division. Then 15 people died in Chittagong division. One died in Rajshahi, nine in Khulna, two in Barisal, three in Sylhet and two in Rangpur.
On March 6 last year, coronavirus was detected in the bodies of the first 3 people in the country. Ten days later, on March 17 of that year, the first person in the country died of the virus.