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10 new cases, no Covid death in 24 hrs

Published : 07 May 2022 10:55 PM | Updated : 08 May 2022 01:29 PM

Bangladesh on Saturday reported zero Covid-19 death in the 24 hours while it recorded 10 coronavirus positive cases during the same period.

"Bangladesh reported 0.38 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 2,656 samples were tested in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning," Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

During the past 24 hours till 8am Saturday, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka division is seven while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,127 people and infected 19,52,776, so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,97,263 after another 217 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day. From the beginning of the 

pandemic, 97.16 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,127 fatalities, 12,796 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,863 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,327 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions. 

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