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Dhaka, Thursday   23 September 2021

239 die, 15271 more test positive for Covid-19 in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:16 PM, 29 July 2021   Updated: 08:31 PM, 29 July 2021

239 die, 15271 more test positive for Covid-19 in country

239 die, 15271 more test positive for Covid-19 in country

Bangladesh has reported another 239 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 20,255. On the other hand, the total caseload reached 12,26,253 as 15,271 more tested positive for the virus during the same time.

It was said in a press release signed by professor Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General (Administration), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday.

DGHS said 29.21 percent of the 52,282 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 10,50,220 after another 14,336 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 85.64 percent recovered, while 1.65 percent died.

On Wednesday (July 28), 237 Covid-19 deaths and 16,230 cases were reported.

The first Covid-19 cases were reported in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020, and the first death from the virus was on March 18.

Earlier, daily highest 258 Covid-19 deaths and 14,925 cases were reported on Tuesday (July 27).

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