Daily corona cases hit new record

115 more die

Staff Correspondent

1 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh saw the highest-ever corona infections on Wednesday with the daily positivity rate crossing 25 percent.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said 115 more people died of Covid-19 and 8,822 new infection cases were detected in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on the day. Of 8,822 infection cases, 4,362 were reported in Dhaka division, 356 in Mymensingh, 951 in Chattogram, 933 in Rajshahi, 473 in Rangpur, 1,277 in Khulna, 208 in Barishal and 262 in Sylhet division, DGHS data shows.

Of 115 deaths, 17 were reported in Dhaka division, 23 in Chattogram, 23 in Rajshahi, 30 in Khulna, two in Barishal, 11 in Rangpur and six in Mymensingh and three in Sylhet division.