Bangladesh reports 2 Covid-19 deaths, 1,051 positive cases


Bangladesh on Friday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 1,051 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

“Bangladesh reported 11.55 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 9,100 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 upazilas of the district is 430 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,225 people and infected 19,94,433 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,21,123 after another 1,957 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.32 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.47 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,225 fatalities, 12,865 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,874 in Chattogram, 2,145 in Rajshahi, 3,722 in Khulna, 984 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,418 in Rangpur and 888 in Mymensingh divisions.