Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 892 fresh cases, 3 deaths


Bangladesh today reported 892 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight three lives.

“The country reported 4.20 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 21,251 samples were tested in the past 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 723 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,090 people and infected 15,88,807 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15,50,168 after another 212 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.57 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.77 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 28,090 fatalities, 12,272 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,691 in Chattogram, 2,064 in Rajshahi, 3,620 in Khulna, 949 in Barishal, 1,273 in Sylhet, 1,374 in Rangpur and 847 in Mymensingh divisions.