Dhaka: Bangladesh reported no death on Saturday for the first time since the pandemic broke out in the country in March last year. The first death from Kovid in the country was on March 18, 2020.
Dr. Ayesha Akhtar, assistant director (administration) of Dhaka’s 250-bed TB hospital, told IANS that 190 patients have also been cured of the corona virus in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate of patients is now 97.72 percent.
Praising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Dr. Ayesha said, this is good news, making people very happy. .. I must say, PM Hasina’s contribution is behind this success in the health sector.
However, he warned, saying, the epidemic is increasing all over the world. It is a matter of relief that the death toll has come down to zero. But if people do not become aware, it can rise again.
He also urged the people to follow the COVID-19 protocol.
He said, it (Covid-19) can be strong at any moment, so everyone should be alert.
Seven deaths and 253 new cases were reported from Kovid in Bangladesh on Friday.
With the latest figures, the total number of people who died of Kovid in the country has increased to 27,946, while the total cases of infection have increased to 15,73,889.
The first case of Kovid was reported in Bangladesh on 8 March last year.
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