77 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours | The Daily Star
04:39 PM, April 28, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:41 PM, April 28, 2021

77 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours

2,955 infected, 5,392 recover

Seventy-seven people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The total number of deaths has now reached 11,305 and the death rate stands at 1.50 percent.

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At least 2,955 new infections were recorded in the meantime, taking the total number of people infected to 7,54,614, added the release.

The current positivity rate is 10.48 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.91 percent.

A total of 28,206 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am today).

At least 5,392 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.

The total number of recoveries now stands at 6,72,319 and the recovery rate at 89.09 percent.

Among the 77 deceased, 43 were men and 34 were women. Of them, two were within 21-30 years old; eight were within 31-40; three between 41-50; 12 within 51-60; and 52 were above 60 years old, added the release.

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