Bangladesh today reported 223 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight four lives.
“The country reported 1.14 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 19,517 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 the district is 178 while three Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 27,922 people and infected 15,72,501 so far, the statement added.
The recovery count rose to 15,36,515 after another 212 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.71 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.78 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
The DGHS said among the total 27,922 fatalities, 12,179 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,670 in Chattogram, 2,047 in Rajshahi, 3,604 in Khulna, 946 in Barishal, 1,267 in Sylhet, 1,365 in Rangpur and 844 in Mymensingh divisions.