Covid-19: Cases top 5000-mark, 8 die in 24hrs...

Covid-19: Cases top 5000-mark, 8 die in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:43 PM, 16 January 2022  

Covid-19: Cases top 5000-mark, 8 die in 24hrs

Covid-19: Cases top 5000-mark, 8 die in 24hrs

Bangladesh today reported 5,222 fresh Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight eight lives.

"The country reported 17.82 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 29,305 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,144 people and infected 16,17,711 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15,52,893 after another 293 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

Earlier, 3,447 Covid-19 cases and 7 deaths were reported in the previous day.

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