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Covid-19 claims 6 more, infects 197 in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:35 PM, 5 December 2021  

Covid-19 claims 6 more, infects 197 in 24hrs

Covid-19 claims 6 more, infects 197 in 24hrs

Bangladesh today reported 197 Covid-19 fresh cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight six lives.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,001 people and infected 15,77,443 so far, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement today.

"The country reported 1.03 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 19, 132 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15,42,274 after another 226 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.77 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.77 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the dead in the last 24 hours, two are male while four are female. Of the dead, five are from Dhaka and one from Mymensingh.

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