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Bangladesh reports lowest Covid-19 positivity rate in seven months

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 19th September, 2021 05:29:47 PM
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Bangladesh witnessed 43 more Covid-related deaths with 1,383 fresh cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The new cases were detected after testing 24,623 samples which again declined the daily case positivity rate to 5.62 per cent from Saturday’s 6.04 per cent, said the DGHS.

The case positivity rate today is lowest of the country in around seven months.

The fresh numbers of death took the country’s total fatality to 27,225 while the caseload mounted to 1,542,683.

Meanwhile, the fatality rate remained static at 1.76 per cent, said the DGHS.