Daily Covid-19 deaths, infections rise in country
Published: 05:35 PM, 19 September 2021 Updated: 10:32 PM, 19 September 2021
Bangladesh reported 43 more deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the tally from the pandemic to 27,225. Besides, the total caseload stood at 15,42,683 as 1338 more tested positive for the virus during the same time.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in its routine daily statement on Sunday.
Earlier on Saturday afternoon, the DGHS informed that another 35 people had died from coronavirus and 1,119 confirmed cases were detected in the 24 hours from Friday afternoon to Saturday afternoon.
"The country reported 5.62 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 24,623 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," DGHS said.
In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and Upazilas of Dhaka district is 916 while 19 COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period.
The official tally showed the virus killed 27,225 people and infected 15,42,683 so far, it added.
The recovery count rose to 15,01,541 after another 2,887 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.33 percent recovered, while 1.76 percent died.
The DGHS said among the total 27,225 fatalities, 11,851 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,508 in Chattogram, 2,012 in Rajshahi, 3,533 in Khulna, 929 in Barishal, 1,230 in Sylhet, 1,340 in Rangpur and 822 in Mymensingh division.