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Covid-19: Deaths rise in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:47 PM, 22 April 2021   Updated: 04:48 PM, 22 April 2021

Covid-19: Deaths rise in 24hrs

Covid-19: Deaths rise in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 98 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of deaths to 10,781, according to the official figures., according to the official figures.

Besides, 4,014 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,36,074.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Thursday (April 22, 2021).

A total of 27,429 samples were tested at 335 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, the press release added. “The virus detection rate is 15 percent.”

In the past 24 hours, another 7,226 people were discharged from the hospital, raising the total number of cured patients to 6,42,449.

Earlier, 95 deaths and 4,280 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.