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No death, 50 new Covid cases in 24 hrs

Published : 20 May 2022 09:45 PM | Updated : 21 May 2022 02:02 PM

The country reported 50 new cases and zero death from Covid-19 in the 24 hours till 8 am Friday, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

A 0.79 percent positivity rate was recorded during the same period after testing 6,313 samples across the country. 

There has been no death from the virus in Bangladesh since 21 April. 

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,127 people and infected 19,53,188 so far, the DGHS statement said.

The recovery count rose to 19,00,575 after another 221 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.31 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,127 fatalities, 12,797 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,863 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,328 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.

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