Covid-19: One dies, cases rise...

Covid-19: One dies, cases rise

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:12 PM, 23 June 2022   Updated: 08:15 PM, 23 June 2022

Covid-19: One dies, cases rise

Covid-19: One dies, cases rise

Bangladesh today reported one Covid-19 death and 1,319 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.

It was said in a notification sent from the Directorate General of Health Services and (DGHS) today, Tuesday (June 23).

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,134 people and infected 19,60,528 so far, the statement added.

A total of 9,214 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The country logged 14.32 percent positivity rate of the deadly virus in the last 24 hours while the total positivity rate stands at 13.75 percent.

The recovery count rose to 19,06,232 after another 127 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.23 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.