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No Covid-19 death reported in 24 hours, 5.94pc positivity rate

No Covid-19 death reported in 24 hours, 5.94pc positivity rate

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Bangladesh on Saturday reported zero Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours while it recorded 304 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

"Bangladesh reported 5.94 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,122 samples were tested in the last 24 hours...the country logged more than five percent positivity rate of the deadly virus for three straight days after nearly three and a half months," Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 280 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,131 people and infected 19,55,731 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,05,758 after another 47 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.44 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,131 fatalities, 12,801 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,863 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,328 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.