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Covid-19: Positivity rate rises above 2% in Bangladesh

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 24th December, 2021 06:11:48 PM
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Covid-19: Positivity rate rises above 2% in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported one more death and 342 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till 8am Friday.

The health officials tested 16,913 samples across the country and recorded a 2.02% positivity rate in the preceding 24 hours.

Earlier, on 18 December, the positivity rate dropped below 1% followed by a steady rise since then.

With the latest additions, the death toll reached 28,055 and the case tally increased to 15,82,710 in the country.

Also, 292 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, with a 97.74% recovery rate.

Bangladesh saw two deaths and 382 cases on Thursday.