In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 1,254 while two Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,102 people and infected 1,593,700 so far, the statement added.
The recovery count rose to 1,550,905 after another 217 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.31 per cent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.76 per cent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
The DGHS said among the total 28,102 fatalities, 12,275 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,697 in Chattogram, 2,065 in Rajshahi, 3,620 in Khulna, 949 in Barishal, 1,273 in Sylhet, 1,375 in Rangpur and 848 in Mymensingh divisions.