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Five Covid deaths, 491 test positive in 24 hrs


By BSS
Published : 08 Oct 2022 12:57 AM | Updated : 08 Oct 2022 03:14 PM

Bangladesh on Friday reported five Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 491 coronavirus positive cases during the same period.

"Bangladesh reported 10.00 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,912 samples were tested during the last 24 hours," a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is 341 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,380 people and infected 20,29,015 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,68,654 after another 701 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours.

 From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.03 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.45 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

 Among the 29,380 fatalities, 12,926 occurred in Dhaka, 5,896 in Chattogram, 2,155 in Rajshahi, 3,734 in Khulna, 992 in Barishal, 1,348 in Sylhet, 1,427 in Rangpur and 902 in Mymensingh divisions.

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