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Dhaka, Friday   22 October 2021

Daily Covid-19 deaths, cases rise in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:39 PM, 24 September 2021   Updated: 07:33 PM, 24 September 2021

Daily Covid-19 deaths, cases rise in country

Daily Covid-19 deaths, cases rise in country

Bangladesh's daily deaths from Covid-19 rose in the last 24 hours as 31 died of the virus, taking the tally from the pandemic to 27,368. 

On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,49,553 as 1,233 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) on Friday.

Dhaka division alone saw 16 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours while 8 died in Chattogram division, two each in Rangpur and Rajshahi division during the same time.

DGHS said 4.54 percent of the 27, 141 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 15,09,202 after another 1,413 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 97.40 percent recovered, while 1.77 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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