Corona Update

67 more die, 3,057 cases detected

20 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Sixty-seven people have died of Covid-19 and 3,057 cases have been detected in the country in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning.

The new infections were detected through testing 16,964 samples during the period, said a handout issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGH).

With these, the country’s death toll rose to 13,466 while the caseload to 848,027, reports UNB.

However, the positivity rate slightly fell to 18.02 percent from Friday’s 18.59 percent while the death rate remained static at 1.59 percent, shows the handout.

Friday’s positivity rate was the highest in two months.

The recovery rate from the infection fell to 92% from Friday’s 92.12% following a downward trend for a week as the country sees a surge in the number of Covid cases and deaths again.