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Bangladesh sees highest daily Covid-19 fatalities

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:39 PM, 11 April 2021   Updated: 07:11 PM, 11 April 2021

Bangladesh sees highest daily Covid-19 fatalities

Bangladesh sees highest daily Covid-19 fatalities

Bangladesh recorded 78 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike, raising the total number of deaths to 9,739, according to the official figures.

Besides, 5,819 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. with the latest, the total number of cases surged to 6,84,756. Among the dead 53 are male while 25 are female.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Sunday (April 11, 2021).

A total of 29,376 samples were tested at 227 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, the press release added. “The virus positivity rate is 19.81 percent.”

In the past 24 hours, another 4,212 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 84.20 percent while the mortality rate stands at 1.42 percent,” the DGHS press release informed.

Earlier, 5,343 COVID-19 patients were diagnosed while 77 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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