Saturday, 1 April, 2023

NEWS in brief

7 more corona cases reported

Bangladesh reported seven more Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours till Sunday morning, reports UNB.

 With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,037,750, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

 However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,445 as no new fatalities were reported.  The daily case test positivity rate increased to 0.42 percent from Saturday's 0.28 percent as 1,662 samples were tested.

 The recovery rate increased to 98.12 percent. However, the death rate remained unchanged at 1.44 percent.

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