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69 more die of Covid-19, 6028 infected in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:39 PM, 13 April 2021   Updated: 07:27 PM, 13 April 2021

69 more die of Covid-19, 6028 infected in country

69 more die of Covid-19, 6028 infected in country

Bangladesh reported 69 more coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of deaths to 9,891, according to the official figures.

Besides, 6,028 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the total number of cases surged to 6,97,985.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Tuesday (April 13, 2021).

A total of 32,955 samples were tested at 227 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, the press release added.

In the past 24 hours, another 4,853 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 5,85,966.

“The recovery rate by Covid-19 in the country is 83.95 percent while the mortality rate stands at 1.42 percent,” the DGHS press release informed.

Earlier, 7,201 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed while 83 deaths related to the disease were reported 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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