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Bangladesh reports 132 more Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:23 PM, 2 July 2021   Updated: 07:44 PM, 2 July 2021

Bangladesh reports 132 more Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh reports 132 more Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh registered 132 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, the second-highest single-day jump since the pandemic hit the country, taking the deaths toll to 14,778.

“The tally of infections has surged to 930,042 as 8,483 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, which is the highest daily cases,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today in its routine daily statement.

Among the dead in the last 24 hours, 81 were male and 51 were female.

DGHS said 28.27 percent of the 30, 012 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive while the infection rate was only 2.30 percent just on February 8 this year as, during the late winter season, the rate started decreasing sharply.

The recovery count rose to 8,25,422 after another 4,509 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 88.75 percent recovered, while 1.59 percent died.

Bangladesh recorded the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities on Thursday (July 1) when the virus claimed the lives of 143 people and infects 8,301 others.

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