24 May 2022, 17:13

No Covid-19 death reported in 24 hours, 34 new cases


DHAKA, May 24, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19
death in the past 24 hours while it recorded 34 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

"Bangladesh reported 0.79 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,325
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 27 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,130 people and
infected 19,53,298 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,01,385 after another 228 patients were
discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.34 percent Covid-19 patients
recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,130 fatalities, 12,798 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.