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Covid-19 in Bangladesh: 35 more die, case positivity rate drop to 6.04 pc

18 September 2021
Covid-19 in Bangladesh: 35 more die, case positivity rate drop to 6.04 pc

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Online Desk:

Bangladesh witnessed 35 more Covid-related deaths with 1,190 fresh cases in 24 hours till Saturday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
It is lowest death toll from Covid in three months. The country recorded the same number of fatalities on Wednesday.
The new cases were detected after testing 19,668 samples which again declined the daily case positivity rate to 6.04 per cent from Friday’s 6.49 per cent, said the DGHS.
The case positivity rate fell to 5.98 per cent on Thursday which was lowest of the country in around six months.
The fresh numbers of death took the country’s total fatality to 27,182 while the caseload mounted to 1,541,300.
Meanwhile, the fatality rate remained static at 1.76 per cent, said the DGHS.
Besides, the recovery rate continued to increase by reaching 97.23 per cent on Saturday with the recovery of 1,645more patients during the 24-hour period.

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