In the 24 hours from 8 am on Wednesday to 8 am on Thursday, 21 people were found to be infected with corona in the country. At this time, 464 samples were tested. Patient detection rate against sample testing is 4.53 percent.
This information was informed in the regular press release on Corona sent by the Health Department on Thursday.
According to the Health Department, no one has died due to Covid-19 in 24 hours. So far 29 thousand 477 people have died of corona. So far, 20 lakh 13 thousand 951 people have recovered from the coronavirus.
Corona is increasing, the World Health Organization has warned about it some time ago. In Bangladesh, the National Technical Advisory Committee on Corona has also expressed concern about this. Due to the increase in corona, the committee has again urged everyone to wear masks.
Last week, the chairman of the committee, Professor Dr. The decision was taken in the 65th meeting of the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 chaired by Mohammad Sahidullah. The meeting discussed in detail the latest situation of Covid-19, the new variant JN1 and the latest recommendations of the World Health Organization. There are other suggestions including masks.
The committee discussed in the meeting and said that despite the increase in infection, this variant has not been identified in our country yet. In view of this, the National Consultative Committee also gave an opinion on wearing masks and taking other public health measures to prevent corona.
In particular, in high-risk areas such as hospitals, other medical facilities and high-risk individuals, the committee said, with a separate warning for people with weakened immune systems, those with other diseases and the elderly must wear masks.
In December 2019, the first corona infection occurred in Wuhan, China. Within months, the virus spread around the world. The first case of coronavirus was detected in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020.