Bangladesh reports one Covid-19 death, 708 cases
Bangladesh on Friday reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 708 positive cases during the same period.
"Bangladesh reported 14.66 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,828 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 516 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,363 people and infected 20,25,197 so far, the statement added.
The recovery count rose to 19,65,188 after another 687 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.04 percent Covid-19 patients recovered the virus while 1.45 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
Among the 29,363 fatalities, 12,919 occurred in Dhaka, 5,896 in Chattogram, 2,155 in Rajshahi, 3,733 in Khulna, 992 in Barishal, 1,346 in Sylhet, 1,424 in Rangpur and 898 in Mymensingh divisions.