Over 200 die of Covid-19, 8489 infected in 24hrs...

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Over 200 die of Covid-19, 8489 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:33 PM, 17 July 2021   Updated: 05:43 PM, 17 July 2021

Over 200 die of Covid-19, 8489 infected in 24hrs

Over 200 die of Covid-19, 8489 infected in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported another 204 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the deaths toll from the pandemic to 17,669.

“The tally of infections has surged to 10,92,411 as 8,489 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today in its routine daily statement.

Among the dead in the last 24 hours, 125 were male and 79 were female. The highest 82 deaths were reported in the Dhaka division while 49 died in the Khulna division.

DGHS said 29.06 percent of the 29,214 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive.

The recovery count rose to 9,23,163 after another 8,820 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the same time.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 84.51 percent recovered, while 1.62 percent died.

Earlier, 187 Covid-19 deaths and 12,148 cases were reported on Friday (July 16).

The highest single day deaths 230 was recorded on Friday (July 9).

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