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Covid-19: 6 die, 151 cases counted in a day

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:10 PM, 13 November 2021   Updated: 06:00 PM, 13 November 2021

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Bangladesh today reported six more deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic while 151 fresh cases were diagnosed in the preceding 24 hours.

With the latest, the deaths toll from the virus rose to 27,918 people while the overall caseload stood at 15,72,278, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement today.

A total of 13,569 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8 am today).

The current positivity rate is 1.11 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 14.88 percent.

The recovery count rose to 15,36,303 after another 192 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day.

From the beginning of the pandemic, 97.71 percent of Covid-19 patients recovered among the infected people while 1.78 percent died, the DGHS statistics showed.