Bangladesh reports 178 fresh cases, four deaths from Covid-19

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Dhaka, Nov 07: Bangladesh today reported 178 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight four lives.

“The country reported 1.17 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 15,234 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, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 109 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 27,895 people and infected 15,71,013 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 15,34,825 after another 190 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.70 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.78 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 27,895 fatalities, 12,164 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,663 in Chattogram, 2,046 in Rajshahi, 3,600 in Khulna, 946 in Barishal, 1,267 in Sylhet, 1,365 in Rangpur and 844 in Mymensingh divisions.