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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 17 more cases

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


With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,037,267, 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 rose to 0.84 per cent from Saturday’s 0.39 per cent as 2030samples were tested during the period.


The mortality and recovery rates remained unchanged at 1.45 percent and 97.61 per cent, respectively, 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