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Covid-19 claims 6 more lives, infects 277

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:50 PM, 8 December 2021   Updated: 05:50 PM, 8 December 2021

Covid-19 claims 6 more lives, infects 277

Covid-19 claims 6 more lives, infects 277

Bangladesh today reported 277 Covid-19 fresh cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight six lives.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,016 people and infected 15,78, 288 so far, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement today.

"The country reported 1.35 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 20, 539 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The total positivity rate stands at 14.29 percent," the statement added. 

The recovery count rose to 15,43,204 after another 296 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

Of the six deceased, four were male and two were female. Of them, one was between 21-30 years old, one was within 61-70, two were between 71-80, and two were within 81-90 years old, added the release.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.78 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.78 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

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