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50 more die of Covid-19, 1742 infected in Country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:03 PM, 5 May 2021   Updated: 05:47 PM, 5 May 2021

50 more die of Covid-19, 1742 infected in Country

50 more die of Covid-19, 1742 infected in Country

Bangladesh has reported 50 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 11,755, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1742 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,67,338.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Wednesday (May 5, 2021).

Among the dead in the past 24 hours, 32 were male and 18 were female.

It said 8.59 percent of the 20,284 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

In the past 24 hours, another 3,433 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 6,98,465.

Earlier, 61 deaths and 1,914 cases were reported related to the disease yesterday.

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.

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