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Chattogram records highest ever Covid cases in a single day, 17 more die

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  • 29th July, 2021 03:08:56 PM
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Chattogram records highest ever Covid cases in a single day, 17 more die

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Chattogram has recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

This is the ever highest infection rate and also detection figure in the district after outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

The district has recorded 1,315 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the tally to 79,751.

A total of 17 people died from coronavirus infections in the division over the period, taking the number of total deaths to 949.

According to the Civil Surgeon's office, 3,515 samples were tested at 11 labs and 1,315 of them came positive.

The current positivity rate in the district is 37.41 percent, Chattogram Civil Surgeon's office sources said.