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Bangladesh reports 2 more Covid deaths, 216 cases

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  • 1st September, 2022 06:21:01 PM
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Bangladesh reports 2 more Covid deaths, 216 cases

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Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths and 216 cases in 24 hours till Thursday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the new numbers, the country's total fatalities rose to 29,325 while the caseload to 2,012,162, it added.

The daily case test positivity rate rose to 5.46 per cent from Wednesday’s 4.20 per cent as 3,955 samples were tested.

The deceased included a man and woman from Dhaka and Sylhet divisions.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46 per cent. The recovery rate remained static at 97.24 per cent as 232 patients recovered during this period.

In July, the country reported 142 Covid-linked deaths and 31,422 cases, the highest monthly death toll and caseload since March this year.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.