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Bangladesh reports one Covid death, 388 positive cases

Bangladesh on Thursday reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 388 coronavirus positive cases during the same period.

“Bangladesh reported 7.40 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,241 samples were tested during the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is 329 while zero Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,330 people and infected 20,14,077 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,58,047 after another 227 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.22 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,330 fatalities, 12,903 occurred in Dhaka, 5,893 in Chattogram, 2,153 in Rajshahi, 3,732 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,343 in Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 895 in Mymensingh divisions.