Covid-19: 58 deaths, 2,588 fresh cases reported in 24hrs
Published: 05:27 PM, 9 September 2021 Updated: 07:28 PM, 9 September 2021
Covid-19: 58 deaths, 2,588 fresh cases reported in 24hrs; File Photo
Bangladesh reported 52 more deaths from Covid-19 in the preceding 24 hours, raising the tally from the pandemic to 26,794.
On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,24,890 as 2,588 more tested positive for the virus during the same time.
It was said in a press release signed by professor Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General (Administration), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday.
Dhaka division alone saw 22 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours while the Chattogram division reported 19 deaths during the same time. Among the dead, 35 were male and 23 were female.
DGHS said 8.76 percent of the 29,541 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.
The recovery count rose to 14,68,211 after another 3,617 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.
The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 96.28 percent recovered, while 1.76 percent died.
The highest single day deaths 264 from Covid-19 were reported on Tuesday (August 10).
The first Covid-19 cases were reported in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020 while the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.