Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Zero Covid death, 144 new cases reported

Zero Covid death, 144 new cases reported

Bangladesh reported zero Covid death and 144 new cases in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The country last reported zero Covid-linked death on August 7.

While Bangladesh’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,332, the new number took its caseload to 2,008,644, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate dropped to 4.29 percent from Friday’s 4.75 percent as 3,357 samples were tested.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46 percent. The recovery rate rose to 97.12 from Friday’s 97.13 percent.

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 in the same year.