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Bangladesh reports zero daily Covid-19 death for 21-day since March 15

Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19 death

for 21 days since March 15 simultaneously the coronavirus positive cases is

falling sharply as the country recorded 42 Covid-19 positive cases in the

past 24 hours.

"The country logged zero virus-related fatality for 20 days between March 15

and April 12, meaning Covid-19 death was reported on March 18, March

20, March 23, March 28, March 29, 30, April 4 and April 11," Directorate

General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

Bangladesh reported 0.38 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,861 samples

were tested in the past 24 hours.

Earlier on November 20, 2021, the country recorded zero coronavirus death for

the first time since the pandemic began on March 8, 2020.

In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and

upazilas of the district is 14 while no Covid-19 death was reported during

the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 29,124 people and infected

19,52,131 so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,89,605 after another 305 patients were

discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.80 percent Covid-19 patients

recovered among the infected people while 1.49 percent died, the DGHS

statistics showed.

As of April 12, among the total 29,123 fatalities, 12,795 occurred in Dhaka

division, 5,863 in Chattogram, 2,142 in Rajshahi, 3,718 in Khulna, 982 in

Barishal, 1,327 in Sylhet, 1,416 in Rangpur and 880 in Mymensingh divisions.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)