Daily COVID death toll rises in country...

Daily COVID death toll rises in country

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:25 PM, 26 December 2021   Updated: 07:28 PM, 26 December 2021

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Four more coronavirus deaths have been reported in the next 24 hours, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 28,060 in the country. 

Besides, the caseload has stood at 15,83,253 with 268 fresh cases, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement on Sunday. 

"The country reported 1.57 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 17,245 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," it said. 

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and Upazilas of the district is 246 while three Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period. 

The recovery count rose to 15,47,427 after another 247 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. 

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.74 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.77 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed. 

The DGHS said among the total 28,060 fatalities, 12,252 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,688 in Chattogram, 2,060 in Rajshahi, 3,618 in Khulna, 949 in Barishal, 1,273 in Sylhet, 1,373 in Rangpur and 847 in Mymensingh divisions.