Two Covid-19 deaths reported, 2,101 positive cases

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Bangladesh today reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 2,101 coronavirus positive cases during the same period.

“Bangladesh reported 15.20 Covid-19 positive cases as 13,820 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 1,806 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,142 people and infected 19,67,274 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,06,867 after another 179 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.93 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.48 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,142 fatalities, 12,810 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,863 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 983 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.