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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 7 more deaths, 1,140 fresh cases in last 24 hours

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th January, 2022 04:51:38 PM
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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 7 more deaths, 1,140 fresh cases in last 24 hours

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Bangladesh reported seven more deaths and 1140 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am Thursday.

The positivity rate increased to 4.86%, up from 4.20% a day ago, which is the highest since 2 October.

With the latest additions, the death toll reached 28,097 and the case tally climbed to 15,89,947 in the country.

Also, 196 patients were declared Covid free during the 24 hours period, taking the recovery rate to 97.51%.

The country's maiden cases were reported on 8 March 2020 and the first death from the virus was reported on 18 March the same year.