COVID claims 6 more lives in country
Published: 04:59 PM, 16 October 2021 Updated: 06:04 PM, 16 October 2021
Bangladesh on Saturday reported six more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 27,752.
Besides, 293 fresh cases were logged during the period. With this, the total caseload has climbed to 15,65,174.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in its routine daily statement.
"The country reported 1.88 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 15,65,174 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," the statement said.
In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and Upazilas of Dhaka district is 175 while three COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period.
The recovery count rose to 15,27,33 after another 442 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past day.
The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.58 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.
The DGHS said among the total 27,752 fatalities, 12,106 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,630 in Chattogram, 2,033 in Rajshahi, 3,580 in Khulna, 943 in Barishal, 1,260 in Sylhet, 1,361 in Rangpur and 839 in Mymensingh division.