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Bangladesh reports two Covid deaths

Bangladesh on Thursday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 278 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

Two Covid-19 deaths were recorded in Sylhet division, a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Bangladesh reported 5.14percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,404 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital city is 122 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,300 people and infected 20,06,646 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,45,829 after another 741 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.97 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,300 fatalities, 12,893 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,888 in Chattogram, 2,148 in Rajshahi, 3,730 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,337 in Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 893 in Mymensingh divisions.