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15 Covid-19 deaths, 3,929 fresh cases

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Bangladesh today reported 3,929 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 15 lives.

“The country reported 12.20 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 32,207 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 2,225 while three Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,887 people and infected 19,23,031 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 17,16,066 after another 12,757 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 89.24 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.50 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 28,887 fatalities, 12,681 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,819 in Chattogram, 2,121 in Rajshahi, 3,700 in Khulna, 973 in Barishal, 1,313 in Sylhet, 1,403 in Rangpur and 877 in Mymensingh division.

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