Bangladesh reports another Covid death, 601 cases

Bangladesh reported another death from Covid-19 with 601 more cases in 24 hours till Monday morning.

With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,340 while with the new infections, the total caseload rose to 2,018,215, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate declined to 11.60 per cent from Sunday’s 12.72 per cent as 5,179 samples were tested.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 percent while the recovery rate declined to 97.16 per cent.

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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