Corona infection was found in 36 people across the country in 24 hours from 8 am on Sunday to 8 am on Monday. The rate of patient identification against sample testing is 5 to 57 percent. At this time, 646 samples have been tested.
This information has been informed in the regular press release on the Corona issue sent by the Health Department on Monday.
According to the notification, no one has died due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Due to this, 29 thousand 479 people have died of corona so far. So far, 20 lakh 14 thousand 72 people have recovered from corona virus.
It should be noted that the corona infection is increasing again around the world. The World Health Organization has warned about this 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.