Covid-19: 30 more die, 1272 infected in 24hrs...

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Covid-19: 30 more die, 1272 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:28 PM, 18 May 2021   Updated: 10:03 PM, 18 May 2021

Covid-19: 30 more die, 1272 infected in 24hrs

Covid-19: 30 more die, 1272 infected in 24hrs

Bangladesh has reported 30 more Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the pandemic to 12,211, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1,272 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the overall caseload has surged to 7,82,129.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Tuesday (May 18, 2021).

It said 7.55 percent of the 16,855 samples collected in 24 hours were positive. Among the dead in last 24 hours, 14 were male and 16 were female.

The recovery count rose to 724,209 after another 1,115 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past 24 hours. 

The mortality rate stands at 1.56 percent while the rate of recuperation stands at 92.59 percent. 

Earlier, 32 deaths and 698 cases were reported related to the disease yesterday.

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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