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228 die, 11291 more tested positive for Covid-19 in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:26 PM, 25 July 2021   Updated: 08:15 PM, 25 July 2021

228 die, 11291 more tested positive for Covid-19 in country

228 die, 11291 more tested positive for Covid-19 in country

Bangladesh reported 228 more deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the deaths toll from the pandemic to 19,274.

“The tally of infections has surged to 11,64,635 as 11,291 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today in its routine daily statement.

The highest 69 deaths were reported in Dhaka division while 50 died in Khulna division. Among the dead, 125 were male and 103 were female.

DGHS said 30.04 percent of the 37,587 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 9,98,923 after another 10,584 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 85.77 percent recovered, while 1.65 percent died.

Earlier, daily highest 231 Covid-19 deaths were reported on Sunday (July 19).

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