Bangladesh reports 37 new virus deaths, lowest daily count in 5 weeks07 May 2021
Bangladesh has registered 37 new fatalities from the coronavirus, the lowest daily count since Mar 28, taking the death toll to 11,833.
The caseload jumped by 1,682 in a 24-hour count on Friday to 770,842, according to the latest government data.
Another 2,178 people recovered from the illness through treatment at home and in hospital care, bringing the tally of recoveries to 704,341.
As many as 17,013 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 9.89 percent.
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 91.37 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.54 percent.