Covid-19: 11,434 cases, 12 deaths reported in country...

Covid-19: 11,434 cases, 12 deaths reported in country

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:22 PM, 21 January 2022   Updated: 07:17 PM, 21 January 2022

Covid-19: 11,434 cases, 12 deaths reported in country

Covid-19: 11,434 cases, 12 deaths reported in country

Bangladesh today reported 11,434 fresh Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 12 lives.

"The country reported 28.49 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 40, 134 samples were tested in the past 24 hours," the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement. 

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,192 people and infected 16,64,616 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15, 55, 597 after another 752 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

Earlier, 10,888 Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths were reported in the previous day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 93.45 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.69 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Bangladesh first reported Covid-19 cases on March 8, 2020, and the first death from the deadly virus on March 18, ten days later from the detection coronavirus cases in the country.

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