Bangladesh reports 112 Covid-19 deaths, 7,666 infections in 24 hours

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29th June, 2021 05:49:20 PM printer

Bangladesh reports 112 Covid-19 deaths, 7,666 infections in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 112 Covid-19 deaths and 7,666 infections.

The deaths and infections were recorded in the last 24 hours.

Tuesday's death toll is the second highest in the country. Earlier, Bangladesh saw 119 deaths on June 27 (Sunday).

In addition, some 112 people died of Covid-19 in April of this year.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed this information on Tuesday.  

The official tally showed the virus killed 14,388 people and infected 9,04,436 so far.

According to press release of the DGHS, some 23.97 percent of the 31,982 samples collected in 24 hours were tested positive while the infection rate was only 2.30 percent just on February 8 this year as during the late winter season, the rate started decreasing sharply.

The recovery count rose to 8,11,700 after another 4,027 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed that of the people infected from the beginning, 89.75 percent recovered, while 1.59 percent died.


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