Bangladesh records 69 more Covid-19 deaths

Sun Online Desk

2nd May, 2021 04:12:16 printer

Bangladesh records 69 more Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh confirmed 69 more Covid-19 deaths and 1359 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to a handout released by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday afternoon.

Another 1,359 cases were also reported in the meantime. With today's figures, the total case count stands at 7,61,943 in the country.

A total of 14,158 samples were tested during the period until 8 am Sunday.

However, the positivity rate fell to 9.60 percent from Saturday’s 9.61 percent while the fatality rate rose to 1.52 percent from 1.51 percent of the previous day.

The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 last year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.