In Bangladesh, 228 people died of infection in the last 24 hours on Sunday, taking the death toll in the country to 19,274.
Health workers doing corona test. (file photo)
The Bangladesh government on Sunday warned that amid concerns over the rising number of coronavirus deaths and infection cases after the Eid-ul-Azha holiday, if the COVID-19 If the cases of -19 continue to increase at the current pace, then there will be no room left for the patients in the hospitals. Bangladesh is currently witnessing a fresh increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
On Sunday, 11,291 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Bangladesh while 228 more patients died due to infection. The government had relaxed the strict lockdown last week in view of the Eid-ul-Azha festival. However, on Friday, the government imposed a ‘strict’ nationwide lockdown for 14 days to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
coronavirus dangerous for the economy
‘The Daily Star’ newspaper reported that Health Minister Zahid Malik said that everyone should follow the restrictions during the applicable lockdown to reduce new cases. “We do not want the number of patients to increase,” Malik said after visiting the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) convention center here. To reduce the number of patients, we have to reduce the infection.
Expressing concern over the rising infection rate in many cities across the country, he warned, “If the infection continues to increase like this, there will be no room left in hospitals.” The Health Minister said, “If the situation of corona virus is not under control. If brought, it will harm the economy of the country, which we do not want. So there is no substitute for following health safety rules.
India sent oxygen express train
The 1,000-bed BSMMU field hospital, including 200 intensive care units and high dependency units, will start functioning from next Saturday, the news said. On Saturday, India sent a consignment of 200 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to Bangladesh in an Oxygen Express train.
Giving details about the COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday said that 228 people died of the infection in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in the country to 19,274. Went. There were 69 deaths in Dhaka. It said that during the last 24 hours, 11,291 new cases were reported with an infection rate of 30.04 percent, taking the total cases in the country to 11,64,635.
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