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Covid-19: Deaths surpass 12,000 in country, 1230 new cases

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:06 PM, 11 May 2021   Updated: 06:05 PM, 11 May 2021

Covid-19: Deaths surpass 12,000 in country, 1230 new cases

Covid-19: Deaths surpass 12,000 in country, 1230 new cases

Bangladesh has reported 33 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll from the pandemic to 12,005, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1,230 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,76,257.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Tuesday (May 11, 2021).

It said 8.67 percent of the 14,184 samples collected in 24 hours were positive. Among the dead in the past 24 hours, 21 were male and 12 were female.

The recovery count rose to 7,15,321 after another 3,044 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past 24 hours.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 92.15 percent recovered, while 1.55 percent died.

Earlier, 38 deaths and 1,514 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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