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Six Covid deaths, 351 test positive in 24 hrs

Published : 16 Oct 2022 10:12 PM | Updated : 17 Oct 2022 09:50 PM

Bangladesh on Sunday recorded six Covid-19 deaths and 351 coronavirus positive cases in 24 hours. 

"Bangladesh reported 5.86 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,988 samples were tested during the last 24 hours," a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. 

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is 243 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period. 

The official tally showed that the virus killed a total of 29,401 people and infected 20,32,443 so far, the statement added. 

The recovery count rose to 19,74,208 after another 620 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours. 

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.13 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.45 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed. 

Among the 29,401 fatalities, 12,936 occurred in Dhaka, 5,900 in Chattogram, 2,155 in Rajshahi, 3,735 in Khulna, 993 in Barishal, 1,350 in Sylhet, 1,428 in Rangpur and 904 in Mymensingh divisions. 

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