Bangladesh on Monday reported 214 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight two lives.
“The country reported 1.08 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 19,734 Samples were tested in the past 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.
In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of district is 137 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the same period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 27,870 people and infected15,69,753 so far, it added.
The recovery count rose to 15,33,625 after another 202 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.70 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.78 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
The DGHS said among the total 27,870 fatalities, 12,153 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,659 in Chattogram, 2,043 in Rajshahi, 3,598 in Khulna, 946 in Barishal, 1,265 in Sylhet, 1,363 in Rangpur and 843 in Mymensingh divisions.