Monday 29, May 2023

Covid-19: 2 more die, 156 new cases

Time News Desk: Two more people died from Covid-19, and 156 others tested positive for the virus in Bangladesh in the 24 hours until Saturday morning.

While the country's total fatalities reached 29,323, the new number took its caseload to 2,011,100, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

The daily case test positivity rate rose to 4.26 per cent from Friday's 4.15 per cent as 3,663 samples were tested.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46 percent and the recovery rate at 97.22 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, 2021 and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10, 2021.


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