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Dhaka, Friday   25 June 2021

Bangladesh reports 43 deaths from Covid-19

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:25 PM, 5 June 2021   Updated: 06:44 PM, 5 June 2021

Bangladesh reports 43 deaths from Covid-19

Bangladesh reports 43 deaths from Covid-19

Bangladesh reported 43 more Covid-19 deaths and 1,447 fresh cases in the past 24 hours.

“The tally of infections has surged to 8,09,314 as 1,447 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours . . . 43 people died of COVID-19 during the period,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

A total of 43 COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 12,801.

It said 11.03 percent of the 13,115 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 samples were tested at 509 authorized medical laboratories across the country during the time as the government put in efforts to increase the number of testing centers gradually with resurgence of the pandemic.

The recovery count rose to 7,49,425 after another 1,667 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 92.60 percent recovered, while 1.58 percent died.

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