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Bangladesh logs Zero Covid death for 2nd consecutive day

No Covid-related death was reported in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Wednesday morning like the previous day.

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

Besides, 182 more infections were reported during the 24-hour period.

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.

The daily positivity rate declined to 1.38 per cent from Tuesday’s 1.54 per cent after testing 13,062 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the latest report, the country’s total fatalities static on 29,112 while the caseload rose to 19,50,124.

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

The recovery rate rose to 95.67 per cent with the recovery of 1,192 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