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Covid claims 3 more lives in Bangladesh; positivity rate rises to 1.45%

Bangladesh reported three more Covid-linked deaths along with 284 fresh cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

With this, the daily case positivity rate rose to 1.45 per cent today from Monday’s 1.42 per cent, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the deceased, two were men and one woman. One of the deceased was from Dhaka and two Chattogram divisions.

With the fresh numbers, the total fatalities rose to 27,958 while the caseload mounted to 1,574,636.

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

The fresh cases were detected after testing 19,781 samples, the DGHS added.

Besides, the recovery rate remained static at 97.73 per cent with the recovery of 318 more patients during the 24-hour period.

On Saturday, Bangladesh logged zero Covid-linked deaths with 178 cases.

So far, 3,51,20,061 people have fully been vaccinated in the country while 5,52,99,550 received the first dose as of Monday, according to the DGHS.

Source: United News of Bangladesh