09 Aug 2022, 18:18

Bangladesh reports one Covid-19 death, 239 positive cases


DHAKA, Aug 9, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh today reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 239 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

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

Bangladesh reported 4.34 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,504 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital city is 118 while zero Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,308 people and infected 20,07,870 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,49,154 after another 489 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.08 percent Covid-19 patients
recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS
statistics showed.

Among the 29,308 fatalities, 12,894 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,888 in
Chattogram, 2,152 in Rajshahi, 3,731 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,338 in
Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 894 in Mymensingh divisions.


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