17 Oct 2022, 19:03

One Covid-19 death, 389 positive cases reported in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today recorded one Covid-19
death and 389 coronavirus positive cases in 24 hours.

"Bangladesh reported 6.92 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,625
samples were tested during the last 24 hours," a daily statement of the
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in
Dhaka district and the capital is 260 while zero Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed a total of 29,402 people
and infected 20,32,832 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,74,852 after another 644 patients were
discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.15 percent Covid-19 patients
recovered among the infected people while 1.45 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,402 fatalities, 12,937 occurred in Dhaka, 5,900 in
Chattogram, 2,155 in Rajshahi, 3,735 in Khulna, 993 in Barishal, 1,350 in
Sylhet, 1,428 in Rangpur and 904 in Mymensingh divisions.