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Seven Covid deaths, 1,998 positive cases in 24 hrs

Published : 05 Jul 2022 10:15 PM

Bangladesh on Tuesday reported seven Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 1,998 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

"Bangladesh reported 16.74 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 11,932 samples were tested in the last 24 hours," a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and district is 1,363 while three Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,181 people and infected 19,82,972 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,09,273 after another 494 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.28 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.47 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,181 fatalities, 12,835 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,871 in Chattogram, 2,144 in Rajshahi, 3,719 in Khulna, 983 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 883 in Mymensingh divisions.