Covid-19: Bangladesh confirms 17 more deaths, 1497 new cases

Sun Online Desk

26th May, 2021 04:42:14 PM printer

Covid-19: Bangladesh confirms 17 more deaths, 1497 new cases

Bangladesh confirmed 17 more deaths from Covid-19 while health authorities detected 1,497 new cases in the last 24 hours till Wednesday 8 am.

With today's figures, the total death count reached 12,458 and total positive cases stand at 793,693.

The fatality rate was recorded at 1.57% during the period, said a media statement issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.

In the preceding 24 hours, the positivity rate slightly dropped to 9.11% from yesterday’s 10.08% after testing 16,434 samples in 486 labs across the country.


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