Bangladesh reports six Covid 19 deaths, 5,01,144 total recoveries
Bangladesh reports six Covid-19 deaths, 5,01,144 total recoveries
| 05 Mar 2021, 16:53
Bangladesh recorded six novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 635 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 5,01,144 after another 676 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today (Friday).
“Six more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 8,441,” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 54,91,84 as 635 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 13,710 samples were tested at 219 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 4.63 percent tested positive, while 13.33 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 91.25 percent patients have recovered, while 1.54 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.