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Bangladesh logs 20 virus deaths, 415 new cases in 24 hrs

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 9th October, 2021 05:16:31 PM
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Bangladesh logs 20 virus deaths, 415 new cases in 24 hrs

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Bangladesh witnessed 20 more deaths and 415 new cases of Covid-19 in past 24 hours until Saturday morning.

The infection tally stood at 1,561,878 with the new cases.

So far, a total of 27,674 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 Saturday afternoon.

In the past 24 hours, the country reported 2.45 percent positivity rate after testing 16,925 samples at different laboratories.

Nationwide, another 543 people recovered from the illness, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,523,134.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.52 percent and the mortality rate at 1.77 percent.