15 Aug 2022, 18:25

Bangladesh reports one Covid-19 death, 259 positive cases

DHAKA, Aug 15, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 259 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

"The single Covid-19 death was recorded in Dhaka division," a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Bangladesh reported 4.09 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 6,336 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 153 while zero Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,314 people and infected 20,09,129 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,51,737 after another 415 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during last 24 hours.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.14 percent Covid-19 patients 
recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,314 fatalities, 12,896 occurred in Dhaka, 5,890 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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