Country sees another 18 new COVID cases, no deaths...

Country sees another 18 new COVID cases, no deaths

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:46 PM, 13 May 2022   Updated: 08:19 PM, 13 May 2022

Country reported another 18 new COVID cases, no deaths; File Photo

Country reported another 18 new COVID cases, no deaths; File Photo

Bangladesh today reported 18 new coronavirus or Covid-19 cases while no deaths from the virus were reported in the last 24 hours. With the latest, the country has not seen a single death by Covid-19 for the last 23 consecutive days.

“Bangladesh reported 0.45 percent of Covid-19 positive cases as 5,736 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said on Thursday.

The official tally showed that the death toll by the virus has remained at 29,127 people and infected 19,52,957, so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,98,930 after another 327 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.21 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Noted that on March 8, 2020, coronavirus was first detected in the bodies of the three people in the country. Ten days later, on March 18 of that year, the country saw the first death by the Covid-19.

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