Daily COVID-19 death rises in country...

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Daily COVID-19 death rises in country

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:21 PM, 15 October 2021   Updated: 07:08 PM, 15 October 2021

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Bangladesh on Friday reported nine more deaths from COVID-19 and 396 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. 

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in its routine daily statement. 

The official tally showed the virus claimed the lives of 27,746 people and infected 15,64,881 so far, it added.

"The country reported 2.09 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 18,980 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," it said. 

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and Upazilas of Dhaka district is 207 while six COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period.

The recovery count rose to 15,26,891 after another 523 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.57 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.

The DGHS said among the total 27,746 fatalities, 12,103 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,629 in Chattogram, 2,033 in Rajshahi, 3,579 in Khulna, 943 in Barishal, 1,259 in Sylhet, 1,361 in Rangpur and 839 in Mymensingh division. 

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