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Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

21 more die of Covid-19, 703 infected in 24hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:25 PM, 6 October 2021   Updated: 09:56 PM, 6 October 2021

21 more die of Covid-19, 703 infected in 24hrs

21 more die of Covid-19, 703 infected in 24hrs

Covid-19 has claimed 21 more lives in the country in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally from the pandemic to 27,635.

On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,60,155 as 703 more tested positive for the virus during the same time.

It was said in a press release signed by professor Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General (Administration), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Tuesday.

Among the 21 deceased, 9 are men and 12 are women. The current positivity rate is 2.88 percent while the total positivity rate is 15.81 percent.

A total of  24, 376 samples were tested at 815 centers across the country in the last 24 hours.

In the past 24 hours, 817 patients recovered from the viral disease totaling the recovery to 15,21,113.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 97.5 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.

The highest single-day deaths 264 from Covid-19 were reported on Tuesday (August 10).

Bangladesh reported the first Covid-19 cases on March 8, 2020, and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.

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