DHAKA, March 20, 2023 (BSS) - Bangladesh today recorded zero Covid-19 death while it reported five coronavirus positive cases.
"Bangladesh reported 0.24 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 2,071 samples were tested during the last 24 hours," a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here.
During the period, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is four while zero Covid-19 death was reported.
The official tally showed that the virus killed a total of 29,445 people and infected 20,37,974 so far.
The recovery count rose to 20,06,730 after another five patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours, the statement added.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 98.47 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.44 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
Among the 29,445 fatalities, 12,944 occurred in Dhaka, 5,906 in Chattogram, 2,163 in Rajshahi, 3,735 in Khulna, 993 in Barishal, 1,364 in Sylhet, 1,429 in Rangpur and 911 in Mymensingh divisions.