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‘Covid situation very comfortable, stable’

Published : 27 Mar 2022 10:26 PM | Updated : 28 Mar 2022 01:58 PM

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the Covid-19 situation in the country is ‘very comfortable’. It has improved significantly through the last few weeks and sustained that improvement.

However, people should not suffer from complacency and must follow the hygiene rules including wearing masks. The department has also urged those who have not yet been vaccinated to get vaccinated. This was stated by the spokesperson of the DGHS, Prof Dr Nazmul Islam in the regular online bulletin of the Department of Health on Sunday.

Earlier, Dr Nazmul Islam had said that the detection rate in Coronavirus has come down significantly and this situation can be called a comfortable and stable situation of the virus in Bangladesh.

Professor Nazmul Islam further said, “The country has been going through a situation of relief for the last four weeks. The situation is not yet under control in the world and Bangladesh is no exception, however, we can take a breath of fresh air for now.”

Looking at the infection situation in the country over the last two weeks, it can be seen that the infection graph continues to decline and the latest detection rate is below one percent.

In the last few days, very few people have been infected with the virus, which is far less than any other time and the percentage is less than one per cent. Daily deaths have been down significantly with most days in the last two weeks experiencing no death at all.

Bangladesh registered zero deaths from Covid-19 again in 24 hours till 8am Sunday. The total number of deaths remains at 29,118.

In the last 13 days, Bangladesh witnessed a total of 10 such deathless days, according to health officials, while six people fell victim to the virus.

The country recorded 43 new infections in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 1,951,239, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.

In the 24 hours, current positivity fell to 0.54pc. The overall rate stands at 14.16.

This is the lowest daily infection rate recorded in the last two years since April 2020.

In addition, the death rate now stands at 1.49 percent in the country, added the release.

A total of 7,971 samples were tested across the country till 8am Sunday.

Some 673 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. A total of 1,877,804 people have recovered from the virus so far and the recovery rate stands at 96.23 percent.

As of Sunday, 6,146,793 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 481,372,200 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.

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