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Five Covid deaths, 1,897 positive cases in a day

Published : 01 Jul 2022 10:48 PM | Updated : 02 Jul 2022 04:05 PM

Bangladesh reported five deaths and 1,897 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours till 8am Friday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The positivity rate was recorded at 15.31 percent after testing 12,389 samples across the country.

The country reported four deaths and 2,183 new Covid cases in the previous day.

The official tally showed that so far, 29,154 people have died and 19,75,682 tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh. 

The recovery count rose to 19,07,757 after another 248 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.56 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.48 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,154 fatalities, 12,817 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,867 in Chattogram, 2,143 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 983 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.

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