20 May 2022, 17:27
Update : 20 May 2022, 22:56

No Covid-19 death reported in 24 hours, 50 new cases

DHAKA, May 20, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19
death in the past 24 hours while it recorded 50 coronavirus positive cases 
during the period.

"Bangladesh reported 0.79 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 6,313
samples were tested in the last 24 hours," Directorate General of Health
Services (DGHS) sources said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection
in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 41 while no Covid-19 death was 
reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,127 people and
infected 19,53,188 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,00,575 after another 221 patients were
discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.31 percent Covid-19 patients
recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,127 fatalities, 12,797 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,863 in
Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,328 in
Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.