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Covid kills 6 more, infects another 368 in Bangladesh

Covid-19 in Bangladesh claimed six more lives and infected another 368 people in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

The daily-case positivity rate decreased slightly to 1.80 per cent today from Tuesday’s 2.20 per cent.

With the fresh numbers, the Covid fatalities reached 27,791 while the caseload climbed to 1,566,664 in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of the Health services (DGHS).

Of the latest deaths, four were men and two were women.

The new cases were detected after testing 19,998 samples during the 24-hour period.

However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent compared to the same period.

Besides, the recovery rate rose slightly to 97.63 per cent, with 481 more patients getting cured during the period.

So far, 1,529,549 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh