Bangladesh reports 293 fresh cases, 6 deaths from COVID-19
DHAKA, Oct 16, 2021 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported 293 COVID-19 cases
while the coronavirus claimed overnight 6 lives.
"The country reported 1.88 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 15,65,174
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 Dhaka district is 175 while three COVID-19 deaths were
reported during the same period.
The official tally showed the virus killed 27,752 people and infected
15,65,174 so far, it added.
The recovery count rose to 15,27,33 after another 442 patients were
discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning
97.58 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.
The DGHS said among the total 27,752 fatalities, 12,106 deaths occurred
in Dhaka division, 5,630 in Chattogram, 2,033 in Rajshahi, 3,580 in Khulna,
943 in Barishal, 1,260 in Sylhet, 1,361 in Rangpur and 839 in Mymensingh