Monday, 23 May, 2022

Bangladesh reports zero daily Covid death

Bangladesh on Saturday reported no Covid-19 death for nine days in the past 12 days of the current month while coronavirus cases is continuously falling as the country reported 102 positive cases in the past 24 hours, reports BSS.

“The country logged zero virus-related fatality for nine times between March 15 and 26 in the past four months,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

Bangladesh reported 0.89 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 7,336 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

The country recorded zero coronavirus death for first time on November 20, 2021 since the pandemic began on March 8, 2020.

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 35. The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,118 people and infected 19,51,239 so far, the statement added.

The recovery rate rose to 18,77,131 after another 983 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.20 percent Covid-19 patients recovered while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

As of March 25, among the total 29,117 fatalities, 12,793 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,862 in Chattogram, 2,141 in Rajshahi, 3,717 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,326 in Sylhet, 1,416 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.