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Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 49 (30 November - 6 December 2020)

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Highlights: COVID-19

As of week 49 (30 Nov – 06 Dec) there are 363 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2), 19 651 samples were tested.

This week (week 49), 7 new confirmed cases detected, 1 230 samples were tested, test positivity was 0.6%.

As of this week (week 49)

  • all 34/34 camps have confirmed cases

  • a total of 10 deaths from COVID-19

  • the case fatality rate is 2.8%

  • the incidence is 42.2 per 100,000 people

  • the overall positivity of all samples tested was 1.8%

Highlights:

  • Acute Respiratory Infection (18.4%), Diarrheal Diseases (5.4%) & Unexplained Fever (1.3%) are the diseases with highest proportional morbidity in week 49.

  • Community-based mortality surveillance included SARI death in weekly reporting since week 28 and the reporting frequency changed since then from bi-weekly. Seventeen (17) SARI death has been reported so far.