12 Aug 2022, 17:41
Update : 12 Aug 2022, 18:38

Bangladesh reports two Covid-19 deaths, 218 positive cases

DHAKA, Aug 12, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 218 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

"Among the Covid-19 fatalities, one death was recorded in Chattogram division and another was recorded in Rajshahi division," a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Bangladesh reported 4.75 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,585 samples were tested during last 24 hours, the release added.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is 130 while zero Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,312 people and infected 20,08,500 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,50,387 after another 350 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during last 24 hours.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.11 percent Covid-19 patients were
recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,312 fatalities, 12,895 occurred in Dhaka, 5,889 in
Chattogram, 2,153 in Rajshahi, 3,731 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,339 in
Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 894 in Mymensingh divisions.


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