Covid-19 in Bangladesh claimed 16 more lives and infected another 314 people in 24 hours till Sunday morning.
Both the numbers of death and infection marked a slight rise from Saturday when six Covid-related deaths and 293 cases were reported in 24 hours.
The daily-case positivity rate declined slightly to 1.74 per cent today from Saturday’s 1.88 per cent.
With the fresh numbers, the Covid fatalities reached 27,768 today while the caseload climbed to 1,565,488 in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of the Health services (DGHS).
Of the latest deceased, 10 were men and six were women.
However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent compared to the same period.
Besides, the recovery rate rose slightly to 97.60 per cent, with 529 more patients getting cured during the period.
So far, 1,527,862 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.
Source: United News of Bangladesh