Health Desk: In the last 24 hours, no one has died due to corona in the country. So far 29 thousand 446 people have died due to Corona in the country. However, 20 people have been newly identified. In all, the number of infected people stands at 20 lakh 38 thousand 517 people. This information was informed in a press release about Corona sent by the Department of Health on Tuesday (May 16) afternoon. It is said that eight people including asymptomatic patients have recovered in the last 24 hours in various hospitals and homes of the country including Dhaka City. A total of 20 lakh five thousand 948 people have recovered so far.
1086 samples were collected in 24 hours in 885 labs under government and private management across the country and a total of 1079 samples were tested. So far 1 crore 54 lakh six thousand 483 samples have been tested. In the last 24 hours, the detection rate of sample testing is 1.85 percent. So far, the detection rate considering the sample test is 13.23 percent. The recovery rate for detection is 98.40 percent and the death rate for detection is 1.44 percent.
It also informed that no one has come to isolation in the last 24 hours and no one has been discharged from isolation. So far 4 lakh 52 thousand 313 people have come under isolation. 4 lakh 23 thousand 121 people got clearance from isolation. Currently 29 thousand 192 people are in isolation. According to the information of the Department of Health, the first patient of corona virus was detected in the country on March 8, 2020. 10 days later, on March 18, the first person died due to corona.