Friday, 12 August, 2022
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Corona Update

3 deaths, 2,087 cases reported

3 deaths, 2,087 cases reported

Bangladesh on Tuesday reported three Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 2,087 coronavirus positive cases during the period, reports BSS.

"Bangladesh reported 15.47 Covid-19 positive cases as 13,889 samples were tested in the last 24 hours," 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 1,795 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,145 people and infected 19,69,361 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,07,067 after another 200 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.84 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.48 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,145 fatalities, 12,811 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,865 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 983 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.