Bangladesh registers 17 more Covid-19 cases


Bangladesh registered 17 more Covid cases in 24 hours till Monday morning.


With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,037,284, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,440 as no new fatalities were reported.


The daily case test positivity dropped to 0.72 per cent from Sunday’s 0.84 per cent as 2,370 samples were tested during the period.


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The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 percent while recovery rate slightly increased to 97.62 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