6 more Covid deaths, 211 fresh cases in country
Published: 06:28 PM, 31 October 2021 Updated: 06:33 PM, 31 October 2021
Six more people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours in the country. With this, the total number of deaths from the pandemic stands at 27,868.
Besides, at least 211 new infections were recorded in this period, taking the total number of people infected to 15,69,539, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.
According to the release, a total of 17,226 samples were tested across the country.
The current positivity rate is 1.22 percent while the overall positivity rate stands at 15.16 percent. Besides, the death rate stands at 1.78 percent, , added the release.
Meanwhile, the recovery count rose to 15,33,423 after another 276 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. The recovery rate is 97.70 percent.
The DGHS said among the total 27,868 fatalities, 12,151 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 5,659 in Chattogram, 2,043 in Rajshahi, 3,598 in Khulna, 946 in Barishal, 1,265 in Sylhet, 1,363 in Rangpur and 843 in Mymensingh divisions.