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Covid-19: 6 more die in Bangladesh; 151 more infected

Bangladesh logged six more Covid-linked deaths and reported 151 fresh infections in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

The daily-case positivity rate slightly declined to 1.11 per cent from Friday’s 1.28 per cent.

The fresh numbers took the total fatalities to 27,918 while the country’s caseload mounted to 15,72,278, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the deceased, four were men and two women.

However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.78 per cent.

The fresh cases were detected after testing 13,569 samples, said the DGHS.

Besides, the recovery rate remained unchanged at 97.71 per cent with the recovery of 192 more patients during the period.

On Thursday, the country saw just a single death from Covid-19 again which was the lowest in nearly 18 months along with 237 cases.

Source: United News of Bangladesh