Covid-19: 61 more die, 1,743 newly infected in 24 hours

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Dhaka, Sept 04: Bangladesh registered  61 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,743 fresh cases across the country in last 24 hours.

“The country reported 9.82 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 17,750 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 26,493 people and infected 15,12,026 so far, it added.

The recovery count rose to 14,46,003 after another 3,421 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 95.52 percent recovered, while 1.75 percent died.