18 people died in Corona in the country
In the last 24 hours (from 8 am to 8 am on Monday) in the country, 18 people have died due to coronavirus infection. At the same time, 399 people infected with corona have been identified. And 627 people have recovered. This has been informed in the regular press release of the Department of Health on Tuesday. So far, 5 lakh 44 thousand 116 people have been diagnosed with corona infection in the country. Of these, 6,384 people have died. And 4 lakh 92 thousand 6 people have recovered. In the last 24 hours, samples of 12 thousand 648 people have been tested. According to the sample test, the patient identification rate is 3.13 percent. At the end of 2019, the first coronavirus infection was detected in Wuhan, China. On March 7 last year, the first corona patient identification was announced in the country. The death of the first person infected with corona in the country was announced on March 18. At the beginning of corona infection in the country, the rate of identification of patients was low. The infection started to increase from the middle of last May. From the last week of May to the third week of August, the patient identification rate was over 20 percent. From then on, the rate of identification of new patients as well as began to decrease. After a couple of months of declining infections, the upward trend in new patient and identification rates started from the beginning of last November. However, from December, the infection started to decrease again. The infection is still declining. The vaccination program was inaugurated in the country on January 26 to control the corona epidemic. On the same day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Virtual Immunization Program from Ganobhaban. The mass vaccination program started from February 8 in the country.