Over 200 die of Coivd-19, 13862 infected in 24hrs...

Dhaka, Tuesday   28 September 2021

Over 200 die of Coivd-19, 13862 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:09 PM, 30 July 2021   Updated: 06:52 PM, 30 July 2021

Over 200 die of Coivd-19, 13862 infected in 24hrs

Over 200 die of Coivd-19, 13862 infected in 24hrs

Bangladesh has reported another 212 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking death toll to 20,467. On the other hand, the total caseload reaches 12,40,115 as 13,862 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.

The highest 65 deaths were reported in Dhaka division while 53 died in Chattogram division in the preceding 24 hours. Among the dead, 119 were male and 93 were female.

DGHS said 30.77 percent of the 45,044 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 10,64,195 after another 13,975 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 85.81 percent recovered, while 1.65 percent died.

On Thursday (July 29), 239 Covid-19 deaths and 15,271 cases were reported.

The first Covid-19 cases were reported in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020 and first deaths from the virus on March 18.

Earlier, daily highest 258 Covid-19 deaths and 14,925 cases were reported on Tuesday (July 27).

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