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After three days with no Covid deaths, two reported dead of virus Friday

Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths to go with 106 fresh cases in 24 hours till Friday morning after witnessing zero deaths from Covid in the last three days.

On Tuesday, the country logged zero Covid-related deaths after more than three months.

The country reported first zero Covid-related death in a single day on November 20 last year along with 178 infections since the pandemic broke out in Bangladesh in March 2020.

Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate declined to 1.16 per cent from Thursday’s 1.69 per cent after testing 9,322 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The latest numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 29,114 while the caseload to 19,50,465.

Among the new deceased, one was a woman and another man.

One of the deaths was reported from Dhaka division while another from Chattogram division.

Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent.

The recovery rate rose to 95.80 per cent with the recovery of 1,459 more patients during the 24-hour period.

On January 28, Bangladesh logged its previous highest daily positivity rate at 33.37 per cent reporting 15,440 cases and 20 deaths.

Besides, the country registered the highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year, while the highest number of daily fatalities was 264 on August 10 last year.

Source: United News of Bangladesh