COVID claims another 5 lives, detection rate 15.31pc...

COVID claims another 5 lives, detection rate 15.31pc

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:08 PM, 1 July 2022   Updated: 09:40 PM, 1 July 2022

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Bangladesh today reported five more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours till 8 am today while 1,897 more virus cases were logged during the period.

With the latest, the death toll from the pandemic rose to 29,154 while the caseload stood at 19,75,682 so far, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in a regular bulletin on Friday.

As many as 12,389 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 15.31 percent.

The recovery count rose to 19,07,757 after another 248 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.56 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among infected people while the mortality rate is 1.48 percent, the DGHS statistics showed.