15 more Covid-19 cases registered in 24 hours


Bangladesh registered fifteen more Covid-19 cases in 24 hours till Friday morning.

With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,037,346, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 as no new fatalities were reported during this period.

The daily case test positivity rose to 0.51 per cent from Thursday's 0.23 per cent as 2,939 samples were tested during this time.

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The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 percent while the recovery rate slightly increased to 97.64 per cent, it added.

In December last year, the country reported seven Covid-linked deaths and 540 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 in 2021 and daily fatalities of 264 on August 5 the same year.

Source: United News of Bangladesh