Bangladesh reports 2,458 fresh cases, two deaths from Covid-19


Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 2,458 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight two lives.

“The country reported 8.97 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 27,399 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 1,920 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,107 people and infected 15,98,389 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15,51,387 after another 274 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.06 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.76 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 28,107 fatalities, 12,277 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,698 in Chattogram, 2,066 in Rajshahi, 3,621 in Khulna, 949 in Barishal, 1,273 in Sylhet, 1,375 in Rangpur and 848 in Mymensingh divisions.