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COVID-19: 7 more die, 469 test positive in 24 hours

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 19th October, 2021 05:10:27 PM
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Covid-19 claimed 7 more lives in Bangladesh and infected 469 others in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

With the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,785 in the country while the caseload rose to 1,566,296, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The fresh cases were detected after testing 21,308 samples.

With this, the daily-case positivity rate increased to 2.20% percent from previous day. However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77%.

Besides, the recovery rate reached at 97.2%, with 697 more patients getting cured during the period.

So far, 1,529,068 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.