Bangladesh logs no COVID deaths for 15 days, 4 cases counted...

Bangladesh logs no COVID deaths for 15 days, 4 cases counted

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:28 PM, 5 May 2022   Updated: 07:38 PM, 5 May 2022

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Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours while it recorded only 4 coronavirus positive cases during the same period. With this, the country has not seen a single death by Covid-19 for the last 15 consecutive days. 

“Bangladesh reported 0.18 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 2,212 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

During the last 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is four while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the death toll by the virus has remained at 29,127 people and infected 19,52,747, so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,96,788 after another 257 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.12 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.