Bangladesh reports 233 fresh cases, 3 deaths from Covid-19


Dhaka, Mar 13: Bangladesh today reported 233 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours and recorded three deaths due to the deadly virus during the same period.

“The country reported 1.88 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 12,366 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 166 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,111 people and infected19,49,486 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,60,886 after another 1,417 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 95.46 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 29,111 fatalities, 12,791 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,860 in Chattogram, 2,141 in Rajshahi, 3,716 in Khulna, 982 in Barishal, 1,326 in Sylhet, 1,416 in Rangpur and 879 in Mymensingh divisions.