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Three deaths, 375 Covid cases in 24 hours


Published : 03 Aug 2022 09:08 PM

Bangladesh reported three deaths and 375 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours till 8am Wednesday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The positivity rate was recorded at 6.53 percent after testing 5,742 samples across the country. 

The country reported three deaths and 385 new Covid cases in the previous day.

The Coronavirus has killed 29,298 people and infected 20,06,368 so far, according to the statement.

The recovery count rose to 19,45,088 after another 974 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.95 percent Covid-19 patients recovered from the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,298 fatalities, 12,893 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,888 in Chattogram, 2,148 in Rajshahi, 3,730 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,335 in Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 893 in Mymensingh divisions.