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Bangladesh reports 24 COVID-19 deaths, 3,90,951 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 24 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,252 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 3,90,951 after another 2,572 patients were
discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

“Twenty-four more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing
the death toll from the pandemic to 6,772,” the release said.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 4,73,991 as 2,252 new cases
were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 15,430 samples were tested at 118 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 14.59 percent tested
positive, while 16.71 percent cases were detected from the total tests
conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 82.48 percent patients have recovered, while
1.43 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were
reported in the country on March 8.

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