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COVID-19: 23 more die, 694 others test positive in 24 hours

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 5th October, 2021 05:36:49 PM
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COVID-19: 23 more die, 694 others test positive in 24 hours

Bangladesh witnessed 23 more deaths and 694 new cases of Covid-19 in past 24 hours until Tuesday morning.

The infection tally stood at 1,569,452 with the new cases.

So far, a total of 27,614 people have lost their lives from the disease since the first death was reported in the country on March 18.

A press release signed by Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), revealed this information on Tuesday afternoon.

In the past 24 hours, the country reported 2.72 percent positivity rate after testing 25,499 samples at different laboratories.

Nationwide, another 708 people recovered from the illness, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,520,296.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.49 percent and the mortality rate at 1.77 percent.