No death from Covid-19 after 38 days...

No death from Covid-19 after 38 days

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 08:08 PM, 7 August 2022   Updated: 08:37 PM, 7 August 2022

No death from Covid-19 after 38 days

No death from Covid-19 after 38 days

Bangladesh today reported zero COVID-19 death after 38 days while it recorded 216 coronavirus-positive cases during the period.

With this, the total number of coronavirus patients stands at 20,07,335,  said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today.

As no death was reported during the same time. The total number of deaths from the virus remained unchanged at 29,304.

The report state that 720 people have recovered from Corona in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recovery to 19,48,027.

Meanwhile, 4,229 samples were collected in 24 hours. Of those, 4,233 samples were tested. The current positivity rate is 5.10 percent while the total positivity rate is 13.71 percent.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.05 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Bangladesh reported first Covid-19 cases on March 8, 2020 and first deaths from the pandemic on March 18 of that year.