Covid-19 claims 14 more, infects 543...

Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

Covid-19 claims 14 more, infects 543

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:47 PM, 12 October 2021   Updated: 05:33 PM, 12 October 2021

Covid-19 claims 14 more, infects 543

Covid-19 claims 14 more, infects 543

Bangladesh reported 11 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally from the pandemic to 27,713.

On the other hand, the total caseload stood at 15,63,501 as 543 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.

Of the 14 deaths in the past 24 hours, 10 are male and four are female.

The current positivity rate is 2.35 percent while the total positivity rate is 15.64 percent.

A total of  23,155 samples were tested at 815 centers across the country in last 24 hours.

In the past 24 hours, 701 patients recovered from the viral disease totaling the recovery to 15,25,168.

The DGHS statistics showed of the people infected from the beginning, 97.55 percent recovered, while 1.77 percent died.

Earlier, 20 people died of Covid-19 and 415 new cases were reported on Saturday.

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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