Covid-19: 1 death, 226 cases reported in 24hrs...

Covid-19: 1 death, 226 cases reported in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:17 PM, 14 August 2022  

Covid-19: 1 death, 226 cases reported in 24hrs

Covid-19: 1 death, 226 cases reported in 24hrs

Bangladesh today reported one death from coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll from the virus to 29,313.

Besides, 226 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the preceding 24 hours, bringing the tally of infections to 2,008,870.

It was informed in a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.

A total of, 5,226 samples were tested across the country during this period. The current positivity rate is 4.29 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.69 percent.

The report states that 479 people have recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,951,322.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.14 percent of Covid-19 patients have recovered from coronavirus while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

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

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