Bangladesh reports two Covid-19 deaths, 1,902 positive cases

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Dhaka, July 03: Bangladesh on Sunday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 1,902 coronavirus positive cases during the period.

“Bangladesh reported 15.53 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 12,246 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 1,440 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,162 people and infected 19,78,689 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 19,08,297 after another 307 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.44 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.47 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

Among the 29,162 fatalities, 12,821 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,870 in Chattogram, 2,143 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 983 in Barishal, 1,329 in Sylhet, 1,417 in Rangpur and 881 in Mymensingh divisions.