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Covid-19 in Bangladesh: Both fatalities and cases increase in 24 hours

Bangladesh logged six more Covid-linked deaths and reported 215 fresh infections in 24 hours till Monday morning.

The new casualties marked a slight increase from Sunday’s four deaths and 178 cases.

Meanwhile, the daily-case positivity rate also rose to 1.28 per cent from Sunday’s 1.17 per cent, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The fresh numbers took the total fatalities to 27,901 while the country’s caseload mounted to 1,571,228.

On the 44th epidemiological week of pandemic from November 1 to 7, Bangladesh saw 74.1 per cent comorbidity in the 27 Covid-linked deaths.

The comorbidity rate has increased 23 per cent from the previous week, said the DGHS

Comorbidity means the simultaneous presence of two or more diseases or medical conditions in a patient.

Of the 27 deceased, 23 didn’t receive any vaccine against Covid-19 while three were fully vaccinated and another received the first dose.

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

The fresh cases were detected after testing 16,812 samples, said the DGHS.

Also, the recovery rate remained unchanged at 97.70 per cent with the recovery of 209 more patients during the period.

Source: United News of Bangladesh