Bangladesh reports 79 Covid deaths,3,062 fresh cases in 24 hrs

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Dhaka, Sept 01: Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 3,062 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 79 lives.

“The country reported 10.11 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 30,294 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, ” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

The official tally showed the virus killed 26,274 people and infected 15,03,680 so far, it added.

The recovery count rose to 14,31,984 after another 5,999 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 95.23 percent recovered, while 1.75 percent died.