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Covid-19 claims 38 more lives, infects 1514 in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:13 PM, 10 May 2021   Updated: 05:37 PM, 10 May 2021

Covid-19 claims 38 more lives, infects 1514 in 24hrs

Covid-19 claims 38 more lives, infects 1514 in 24hrs

Bangladesh has reported 38 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 11,972, according to the official figures.

Besides, 1,514 Covid-19 cases were confirmed during the period. With the latest, the tally of infections has surged to 7,75,027.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed this in a press release on Monday (May 10, 2021).

It said a total of 16,848 samples have been collected in 24 hours. Among the dead in the past 24 hours, 25 were male and 13 were female.

The recovery count rose to 7,12,277 after another 2,115 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past 24 hours.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 91.90 percent recovered, while 1.54 percent died.

Earlier, 56 deaths and 1,386 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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