Bangladesh reports 694 fresh cases, 23 deaths from COVID-19

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Dhaka, Oct 05: Bangladesh today reported 694 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 23 lives.

“The country reported 2.72 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 25,499 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 424 while 10 COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period.

The official tally showed the virus killed 27,614 people and infected 15,59,452 so far, it added.

The recovery count rose to 15,20,296 after another 708 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 97.49 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.