No Covid-19 death in 18 days straight...

No Covid-19 death in 18 days straight

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:03 PM, 8 May 2022   Updated: 07:48 PM, 8 May 2022

No Covid-19 death in 18 days straight; File Photo

No Covid-19 death in 18 days straight; File Photo

Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours and 23 new cases during the same period. With the latest, the country has not seen a single death by Covid-19 for the last 18 consecutive days.

“Bangladesh reported 0.41 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,599 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

The official tally showed that the death toll by the virus has remained at 29,127 people and infected 19,52,799, so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,97,526 after another  263 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.17 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

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