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Bangladesh reports 10 new Covid cases, Zero death

Bangladesh reported 10 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours till Monday morning, which took the total caseload to 19,52,726.

As per the latest government data, the country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,127 as no death has been reported during the period.

The daily positivity rate decreased to 0.40 per cent from Sunday’s 0.95 per after testing 2,458 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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

The recovery rate rose to 97.10 per cent with the recovery of 304 more patients during the 24-hour period.

In April, the country reported only 5 Covid-linked deaths and 1,114 new cases while 14,100 patients recovered from the disease, according to DGHS.

Among the 5 deaths during the period, two were unvaccinated patients while three were vaccinated with two doses of Covid-19 vaccine.

The country reported its 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.

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