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Covid-19 claims 10 more lives, infects 399

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:06 PM, 18 October 2021   Updated: 06:12 PM, 18 October 2021

Covid-19 claims 10 more lives, infects 399

Covid-19 claims 10 more lives, infects 399

Bangladesh reported 10 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally from the pandemic to 27,778.

On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,65,827 as 399 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 Monday.

Of the 16 deaths in the past 24 hours, 10 are male and 6 are female.

The current positivity rate is 1.80 percent while the total positivity rate is 15.48 percent.

A total of  18,812 samples were tested at 815 centers across the country in last 24 hours.

In the past 24 hours, 509 patients recovered from the viral disease totaling the recovery to 15,28,371.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 97.61 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.

Earlier, 16 people died of Covid-19 and 314 new cases were reported on Sunday.

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.