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Dhaka, Sunday   09 May 2021

Covid-19: 69 more die, 1359 infected in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:13 PM, 2 May 2021   Updated: 04:30 PM, 3 May 2021

Covid-19: 69 more die, 1359 infected in country

Covid-19: 69 more die, 1359 infected in country

Bangladesh has reported 69 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 11,579, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1,359 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,61,943.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Sunday (May 2, 2021).

Among the dead in the past 24 hours, 44 were male and 25 were female.

It said 9.60 percent of the 14,158 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive while the infection rate was only 1.52 percent.

In the past 24 hours, another 2,657 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 6,87,328.

Earlier, 60 deaths and 1,452 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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