Bangladesh logs record 201 virus deaths in a single day07 July 2021
UNB, Dhaka :
In a disastrous turn, Bangladesh recorded 201 deaths in 24 hours until Wednesday morning, its highest-ever single-day fatalities. Besides, the country logged 11,162 new cases during the period as the case positivity rate declined slightly to 31.32 %, from Tuesday’s 31.46%.
The new numbers took the country’s death toll to 15, 593 while the caseload to 977,568.
The fresh coronavirus cases were detected after testing 37,147 samples during the period, according to a DGHS handout.
The case fatalities remained unchanged at 1.60% after remaining static at 1.59% for a long time.
So far, 850,502 people have recovered from the disease putting the recovery rate at 87%, which is declining unlike other indicators.