Friday, 12 August, 2022

Bangladesh reports one Covid-19 death, 355 positive cases

Bangladesh reports one Covid-19 death, 355 positive cases

Bangladesh  reported one Covid-19 death on Friday while it recorded 355 coronavirus positive cases in last 24 hours.

"Among the Covid-19 fatality, one death was recorded in Dhaka division," a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Bangladesh reported 5.84 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 6,083 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital city is 85 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,285 people and infected 20,04,543 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,40,779 after another 696 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.82 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,285 fatalities, 12,888 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,885 in Chattogram, 2,148 in Rajshahi, 3,730 in Khulna, 987 in Barishal, 1,333 in Sylhet, 1,421 in Rangpur and 893 in Mymensingh divisions.