Bangladesh reports 9,369 fresh cases, 218 deaths from COVID-19

Publish: 7:28 PM, July 31, 2021 | Update: 7:28:PM, July 31, 2021

DHAKA, –Bangladesh today reported 9,369 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 218 lives.

“The country reported 30.24 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 30,980 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The daily infection continued to exceed 10,000 mark for several days since July 6, ” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

The official tally showed the virus killed 20,685 people and infected 12,49,484 so far, it added.

The recovery count rose to 10,78,212 after another 14,017 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning 86.29 percent recovered, while 1.66 percent died.