Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh surpass 25,000 mark...

Dhaka, Wednesday   20 October 2021

Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh surpass 25,000 mark

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:14 PM, 20 August 2021   Updated: 09:43 PM, 20 August 2021

Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh surpass 25,000 mark

Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh surpass 25,000 mark

Bangladesh has reported 145 more deaths from Covid-19 in the preceding 24 hours, bringing the death toll from the pandemic to 25,023. On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 14,53,203 as 5,993 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 Health Services (DGHS) today.

Dhaka division alone saw 57 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours while Chattogram division reported 43 deaths during the same time. Among the dead, 77 were male and 68 were female.

DGHS said 17.18 percent of the 34,892 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 13,47,755 after another 10,574 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 92.74 percent recovered, while 1.72 percent died.

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