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Four deaths, 900 new Covid cases in 24 hours


Published : 17 Jul 2022 10:17 PM | Updated : 18 Jul 2022 02:37 PM

Bangladesh reported four deaths and 900 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours till 8am Sunday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The positivity rate was 11.12 percent after testing 8,091 samples across the country. 

The country reported five deaths and 1,007 new Covid-19 cases in the previous day.

The Coronavirus has killed 29,234 people and infected 19,96,340 so far, according to the statement.

The recovery count rose to 19,24,960 after another 1,983 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.42 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,234 fatalities, 12,870 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,876 in Chattogram, 2,146 in Rajshahi, 3,723 in Khulna, 984 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,418 in Rangpur and 888 in Mymensingh divisions.

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