Department of Health line director and spokesperson Professor Dr. Nazmul Islam said, according to the upward trend of the coronavirus infection in the country, the infection in July will surpass the previous months of June and April. If the number of patients increases day by day like this, we have to face tough challenges ahead. Even oxygen supply will pose challenges.
Professor Dr. in the regular bulletin of the Department of Health on Wednesday afternoon. Nazmul Islam said this.
Dr. Nazmul Islam said that 21 thousand 629 new patients have been identified in the country since the beginning of January.
In April, that number was over 100,000. We have been able to identify one lakh 12 thousand 718 patients in June and 53 thousand 148 patients in just six days of July. If the upward trend continues, the statistics are sure to say that the number of patients in July will exceed that of June-April.
At the beginning of the week, the infection rate in the country was a little more than 25 percent. But yesterday the detection rate stood at 31.46 percent. On June 29, 8,822 people were diagnosed with corona in the country, which exceeded 11,000 in a week.
For the past one week, the number of deaths due to Corona in the country has crossed one hundred. On June 30, 115 people died in the country. That number reached 143 people on July 1, 132 on July 2, 133 on July 3 and reached 163 on July 6. The previous day also we saw 164 deaths. He mentioned that 15 thousand 392 people have died in the country till yesterday.