Covid-19: 170 cases, 1 death reported in 24hrs

Covid-19: 170 cases, 1 death reported in 24hrs

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 19:09 18 August 2022   Updated: 22:10 18 August 2022

Covid-19: 170 cases, 1 death reported in 24hrs- File Photo

Covid-19: 170 cases, 1 death reported in 24hrs- File Photo

Bangladesh today reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 170 fresh cases during the period.

The virus killed 29,315 people and infected 2,009,604 so far, a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Thursday.

The current positivity rate is 3.52 percent. As many as 4,824 samples were tested across the country during the last 24 hours. 

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 116 infections, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 1,952,838 after another 334 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the last 24 hours.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.18 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

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