Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 2 deaths, 72 new cases

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 2 deaths, 72 new cases

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Bangladesh logged 72 fresh Covid cases with two more deaths in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.
The fresh numbers took the country’s total caseload to 19,51,504 while the death toll to 29,122.
On Tuesday, the number of infections was lower as 69 new cases were reported.

The daily positivity rate increased a bit to 0.89 per cent from Tuesday’s 0.75 per cent after testing 8,050 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The deaths of two people--a man and a woman-- were reported from Rajshahi and Khulna divisions.
Besides, the mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent.

The recovery rate rose to 96.36 per cent with the recovery of 876 more patients during the 24-hour period.
The country reported first zero Covid-related death in a single day on November 20 last year along with 178 infections since the pandemic broke out in Bangladesh in March 2020.

On January 28, Bangladesh logged its previous highest daily positivity rate at 33.37 per cent reporting 15,440 cases and 20 deaths.

Besides, the country registered the highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year, while the highest number of daily fatalities was 264 on August 10 last year.