Bangladesh reports 1,901 fresh cases, 51 deaths from COVID-19

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Dhaka, Sept 15: Bangladesh today reported 1,901 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 51 lives.

“The country reported 6.64 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 28,615 samples were tested in the past 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

In the past 24 hours, combined figure of coronavirus of Dhaka city and upazilas of Dhaka district is 1,101 while 14 COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period.

The official tally showed the virus killed 27,058 people and infected 15,36,341 so far, it added.

The recovery count rose to 14,90,541 after another 3,873 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.02 percent recovered, while 1.76 percent died.

The DGHS said among the total 27,058 fatalities, 11,767 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,479 in Chattogram, 2001 in Rajshahi, 3,510 in Khulna, 925 in Barishal, 1,223 in Sylhet, 1,333 in Rangpur and 820 in Mymensingh division.