Update December 28, 2020

Dhaka 12-10 pm, 31-July, 2021

Bangladesh reports 27 COVID-19 deaths, 932 fresh cases

Mirajul Moin Joy

Bangladesh recorded 27 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 932 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 4,53,318 after another 1,357 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

“Twenty-seven more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,479,” the release said.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 5,100,80 as 932 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 12,617 samples were tested at 167 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 7.39 percent tested positive, while 16.02 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 88.87 percent patients have recovered, while 1.47 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.

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