Bangladesh reports 22 Covid 19 deaths, 2,52,335 total recoveries
Bangladesh reports 22 Covid-19 deaths, 2,52,335 total recoveries
| 18 Sep 2020, 16:21
Bangladesh today recorded 22 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,541 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 2,52,335 after another 1,923 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.
“Twenty-two more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 4,881,” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 3,45,805 as 1,541 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 12,730 samples were tested at 95 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 12.11 percent tested positive, while 19.25 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 72.97 percent patients have recovered, while 1.41 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.