Covid-19: Bangladesh reports one death, 134 new cases

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-linked death with 134 fresh cases in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

On Tuesday, the country reported 121 fresh cases with no death.

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 rose a bit to 1.27 per cent from Tuesday’s 1.11 per cent after testing 10,571 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The lone death was reported from Dhaka Division and the deceased was a woman, aged between 51-60.

With the latest numbers, the country’s total fatalities mounted to 29,118 while the caseload to 19,50,980.

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

The recovery rate rose to 96.04 per cent with the recovery of 921 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