Covid positivity rate rises to 10.55%, another dies

Bangladesh reported one more Covid-linked death and 435 cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

With the new numbers, the country’s total fatalities rose to 29,335 and caseload to 2,015,743, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate rose to 10.55 percent from Monday’s 9.83 percent as 4,122 samples were tested.

The latest deceased was a man from Chattogram division.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46 percent and the recovery rate dropped to 97.20 percent.

In August, the country reported 32 Covid-linked deaths and 6,689 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.

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