In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of the district is 429 while one Covid-19 death was reported during the period.
The official tally showed that the virus killed 28,072 people and infected 15,85,539 so far, the statement added. The recovery count rose to 15,49,101 after another 290 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.
From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.70 per cent Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.77 per cent died, the DGHS statistics showed.
The DGHS said among the total 28,072 fatalities, 12,261 occurred in Dhaka division, 5,689 in Chattogram, 2,061 in Rajshahi, 3,619 in Khulna, 949 in Barishal, 1,273 in Sylhet, 1,373 in Rangpur and 847 in Mymensingh divisions.