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Covid-19: Daily deaths drop to 6, positivity rate 1.88%

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 16th October, 2021 05:46:15 PM
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The daily deaths from Covid-19 in the country dropped to six in the last 24 hours till 8am Saturday.

Besides, 293 more people tested positive for the virus during the same period.

The positivity rate has also been dropped to 1.88% for the first time after it was reported at 1.42% on 2 April last year.

Bangladesh reported nine deaths and 396 cases in the previous day.

With the latest additions, the death toll reached to 27,752 and the case tally climbed to 15,65,174 in the country.

Of the latest deceased, four were men and two were women.

However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 percent.

Besides, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.58 percent, with 442 more patients getting cured during the period.

So far, 1,527,333people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.