Dhaka, Aug 02: Bangladesh on Tuesday reported three Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 387 coronavirus positive cases during the period.
“Among the Covid-19 fatalities, one death was recorded in Dhaka division, one in Chattogram division and one in Rangpur division,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
Bangladesh reported 7.72 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,015 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added.
During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital city is 220 while no Covid-19 death was reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,295 people and infected 20,05,993 so far, the statement added.
The recovery count rose to 19,44,114 after another 693 patients were discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.92 percent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.46 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
Among the 29,295 fatalities, 12,890 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,888 in Chattogram, 2,148 in Rajshahi, 3,730 in Khulna, 988 in Barishal, 1,335 in Sylhet, 1,423 in Rangpur and 893 in Mymensingh divisions.