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Bangladesh reports zero daily Covid-19 death for 24 days since March 15

Bangladesh today reported zero Covid-19 death

for 24 days since March 15 simultaneously the coronavirus positive cases is

falling sharply as the country recorded 27 Covid-19 positive cases in the

past 24 hours.

"The country logged zero virus-related fatality for 24 days between March 15

and April 15, meaning Covid-19 death was reported on March 18, March

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

General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said.

Bangladesh reported 0.64 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,193 samples

were tested in the past 24 hours.

On November 20, 2021, the country recorded zero coronavirus death for

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

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

and upazilas of the district is 16 while no Covid-19 death was reported

during the period.

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

19,52,224, so far, the statement added.

The recovery count rose to 18,90,264 after another 180 patients were

discharged from the dedicated hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 96.83 percent Covid-19 patients

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

statistics showed.

As of April 15, among the total 29,124 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)