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Bangladesh reports record 83 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:37 PM, 12 April 2021   Updated: 07:28 PM, 12 April 2021

Bangladesh reports record 83 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh reports record 83 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Bangladesh recorded 83 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike, raising the total number of deaths to 9,822, according to the official figures.

Besides, 7,201 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the total number of cases surged to 6,91,957.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Monday (April 12, 2021).

A total of 34,968 samples were tested at 227 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, the press release added.

In the past 24 hours, another 4,523 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 5,76,590.

“The recovery rate by Covid-19 in the country is 83.98 percent while the mortality rate stands at 1.42 percent,” the DGHS press release informed.

Earlier, 5,819 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed while 78 deaths related to the disease were reported on Saturday.

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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