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Bangladesh logs 37 Covid-19 deaths, 1682 new cases

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:14 PM, 7 May 2021   Updated: 05:03 PM, 8 May 2021

Bangladesh logs 37 Covid-19 deaths, 1682 new cases

Bangladesh logs 37 Covid-19 deaths, 1682 new cases

Bangladesh has reported 37 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 11,833, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1,682 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,70,842.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Friday (May 7, 2021).

It said a total of 17,013 samples have been collected in 24 hours. Among the dead in the past 24 hours, 24 are males while 13 are females.

The recovery count rose to 7,04,341 after another 2,178 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past 24 hours.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 91.37 percent recovered, while 1.54 percent died.

Earlier, 41 deaths and 1,822 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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