Farewell with the sunset, 2021. On this last day of the year, 4 lives were added to the death procession due to corona attack. This information was given in the last 24 hours in a press release sent by the Department of Health on Saturday (January 1) afternoon, the first day of the new year. With this, the number of deaths in Corona has increased to 26,006 in the country.
According to the notification, 360 more corona patients have been identified during this period. As a result, the number of corona patients identified in the country has increased to 15 lakh 75 thousand 909 people.
Besides, 15 thousand 214 people were tested in the last 24 hours. In contrast to the test, the detection rate is 2.43 percent. 203 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 15 lakh 49 thousand 304 people have recovered so far.
Earlier, two people died of corona in the country on Friday (December 31). During this time, 512 people were newly identified.
Meanwhile, 5,720 more people died in the world in the previous 24 hours until 8:30 a.m. Bangladesh time on Saturday (January 1), according to WorldOmiter, a website that maintains global coroner statistics. On the other hand, 18 lakh 31 thousand 294 people have been infected in 24 hours.
Earlier on Friday (December 31), a record number of people were infected in the world. At that time, 18 lakh 8 thousand 915 people were infected, according to World Omiter. And 6 thousand 758 people died.
So far, a total of 26 crore 85 lakh 11 thousand 559 people have been infected with corona in the world and the death toll stands at 54 lakh 52 thousand 693 people. And 25 crore 36 lakh 85 thousand 473 people have recovered.
The United States, the world’s most powerful country, has so far had the highest number of infections and deaths from corona. At the top of the list, 4 lakh 43 thousand 6 people have been identified in 24 hours. With this, the total number of identities stood at 5 crore 56 lakh 96 thousand 500 people. A total of 6 lakh 46 thousand 905 people have died.
In India, which is the second most affected and the third deadliest country, 3 crore 46 lakh 70 thousand 85 people have been infected with the virus so far. 4 lakh 71 thousand 235 people have died.
Brazil, which is the third most affected and the second deadliest country in the world, has so far infected 2 crore 22 lakh 8 thousand 521 people and a total of 6 lakh 19 thousand 109 people have died so far.
In the United Kingdom, which is in the fourth place in terms of infection, 1 crore 29 lakh 36 thousand 6 people have been infected with corona so far. Of these, 1 lakh 46 thousand 824 people died.
In Russia, which is in the fifth place, 1 crore 4 lakh 99 thousand 982 people have been affected by corona so far. 3 lakh 6 thousand 60 people died.
France is sixth, Turkey seventh, Germany eighth, Spain ninth and Iran tenth. Bangladesh ranks 32nd in this list.
The coronavirus outbreak began in the last week of December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. So far, Covid-19 has spread to 224 countries and regions of the world including Bangladesh.