Bangladesh today reported 897 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight four lives.
“The country reported 3.65 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 24,605 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 604 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,037 people and infected 19,43,577 so far, the statement added.
The recovery count rose to 18,14,665 after another 7,976 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 93.37 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
The DGHS said among the total 29,037 fatalities, 12,748 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,852 in Chattogram, 2,136 in Rajshahi, 3,712 in Khulna, 977 in Barishal, 1,322 in Sylhet, 1,413 in Rangpur and 877 in Mymensingh division.