Bangladesh reports one COVID death, 879 cases, highest in 4 month...

Bangladesh reports one COVID death, 879 cases, highest in 4 months

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:58 PM, 20 June 2022   Updated: 09:52 PM, 20 June 2022

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Bangladesh today reported one Covid-19 death in the last 24 hours, since May 30, while it recorded 873 Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest since February 28.

“Bangladesh reported 873 Covid-19 positive cases as 8,026 samples were tested in the last 24 hours...the country logged 10.87 percent positivity rate of the deadly virus,” Directorate General of Health Services and (DGHS) sources said today, Monday (June 20)

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 873 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,132 people and infected 19,57,200 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,05,899 after another 92 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.38 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.