In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 4,992 while seven Covid-19 deaths were reported during the period.

The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,154 people and infected 1,624,387 so far, the statement added. The recovery count rose to 1,553,320 after another 427 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 95.62 per cent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.73 per cent died, the DGHS statistics showed.

The DGHS said among the total 28,154 fatalities, 12,306 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,707 in Chattogram, 2,067 in Rajshahi, 3,622 in Khulna, 952 in Barishal, 1,276 in Sylhet, 1,375 in Rangpur and 849 in Mymensingh divisions.