Bangladesh sees record 247 Covid-19 deaths, 15192 cases...

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Bangladesh sees record 247 Covid-19 deaths, 15192 cases

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:47 PM, 26 July 2021   Updated: 06:09 PM, 26 July 2021

Bangladesh sees record 247 Covid-19 deaths, 15192 cases

Bangladesh sees record 247 Covid-19 deaths, 15192 cases

Bangladesh reported highest ever 247 deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the deaths toll from the pandemic to 19,521.

“The tally of infections has surged to 11,79,827 as daily highest 15,192 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today in its routine daily statement.

The highest 72 deaths were reported in Dhaka division while 61 died in Chattogram division. Among the dead, 141 were male and 106 were female.

DGHS said 29.82 percent of the 50,952 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 10,09,975 after another 11,052 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 85.60 percent recovered, while 1.65 percent died.

Earlier, daily highest 231 Covid-19 deaths were reported on Sunday (July 19).

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