DHAKA: Bangladesh on Monday recorded 15,192 new COVID-19 instances and 247 recent deaths, the highest in in the future, because the nation’s well being amenities are dealing with mounting stress amid a stricter nationwide shutdown.
According to the directorate common of well being providers (DGHS) information, the full loss of life toll stands at 19,521 and the quantity of infections at 11,79,827.
The nation earlier witnessed the file excessive 231 COVID-10 deaths on July 19, whereas the highest 13,768 single-day instances on July 12.
“Fatalities rose by 247 deaths in 24 hours when 15,192 infections have been reported. This is a new file each in phrases of deaths and an infection instances,” the DGHS mentioned in a press release.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has positioned Bangladesh at eleventh place within the checklist of nations witnessing increased deaths and on twelfth place in phrases of COVID-19 instances.
Bangladesh on Friday reimposed a ‘stricter’ 14-day nationwide shutdown to comprise the unfold of coronavirus, amid mounting worry that easing of restrictions forward of Eid when tens of tens of millions of folks returned to their villages might end in an increase in COVID-19 instances.
The authorities mentioned everybody should keep indoors as workplaces, courts, garment factories and all different export-oriented industries will stay closed.
“The stricter lockdown has been ordered for the following 14 days, in contrast to the earlier restrictions export-oriented factories will come below its purview,” a cupboard division spokesman mentioned on Friday.
Bangladesh’s well being authorities, who set a deadline to vaccinate 80 per cent of the nation’s 170 million inhabitants by subsequent yr, mentioned the procurement course of was already underway by reaching offers with completely different nations and firms.
According to DGHS information, Bangladesh has up to now vaccinated some 7.3 million with the primary dose whereas over 4.3 million folks have gotten the second jab.