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Covid-19 claims 38 more, 1907 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:19 PM, 17 September 2021   Updated: 07:56 PM, 17 September 2021

Covid-19 claims 38 more, 1907 infected in 24hrs 

Covid-19 claims 38 more, 1907 infected in 24hrs 

Bangladesh reported 38 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the tally from the pandemic to 27,147. 

On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,40,110 as 1,907 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 Heal10th Services (DGHS) on Friday.

Dhaka division alone saw 17 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours while Chattogram division reported 8 deaths during the same time. Among the dead, 13 were male and 25 were female.

DGHS said 6.41 percent of the 29,756 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 14,97,009 after another 2,919 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 97.2 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.

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