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Covid-19 in Bangladesh: 31 more die, case positivity rate drops to 4.54 pc

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 24th September, 2021 06:12:24 PM
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Bangladesh witnessed 31 more Covid-related deaths with 1,233 fresh cases in 24 hours till Friday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The new cases were detected after testing 27,368 samples which again declined the daily case positivity rate to 4.54 per cent, said the DGHS on Friday afternoon.

The official tally showed the virus killed 27,368 people and infected 15,49,553 so far in the country, it added.

The recovery count rose to 15,09,202 after another 1,413 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.40 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.

The DGHS said among the total 27,368 fatalities, 11,926 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,540 in Chattogram, 2019 in Rajshahi, 3,543 in Khulna, 930 in Barishal, 1,239 in Sylhet, 1,345 in Rangpur and 826 in Mymensingh division.