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Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 44 (26 October - 1 November 2020)

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Highlights: COVID-19

  • As of (week 44) (26 October – 01 November) there are 336 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), 14,611 samples were tested.

  • This week (week 44), there have been 26 confirmed cases, 803 samples were tested, test positivity was 2.4%.

  • As of this week (week 44)

– all 34/34 camps have confirmed cases

– a total of 10 deaths from COVID-19

– the case fatality rate is 3.0%

– the incidence is 39.1 per 100,000 people

– the overall positivity of all samples tested was 2.3%

Highlights:

  • Acute Respiratory Infection (16.2%), Diarrheal Diseases (7.2%) & Unexplained Fever (1.5%) are the diseases with highest proportional morbidity in week 44.

  • Number of consultations are showed decreasing trend in last couple of week.

  • Community-based mortality surveillance included SARI death in weekly reporting since week 28 and the reporting frequency changed since then from bi-weekly. Twelve (12) SARI death has been reported so far