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Country logs 14 more Covid deaths, 543 new cases

13 October 2021

Staff Reporter  :
Bangladesh reported 14 fresh fatalities from Covid-19 in the 24 hours to 8am on Tuesday, with 543 fresh infections.
With the latest development, the total number of deaths reached 27,713, while the number of total infections rose to 1,563,501 in the country.
The daily test positivity rate has stayed below 5% for 22 consecutive days, while the overall infection rate now stands at 15.64%.
The seven-day moving average of single-day deaths in Bangladesh was 14.14 on Tuesday.
On the other hand, another 701 patients recovered from the infectious disease across the country, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,525,168.Meanwhile, the latest figures have put the recovery rate at 97.55% and the mortality rate at 1.77%.
As many as 23,155 samples were tested across the country, with a positivity rate of 2.35%.
In terms of deaths per division, Dhaka logged the highest with six fatalities followed by Chittagong with four.
Khulna counted two deaths while Barisal and Rangpur counted one death each.
Of the new patients, Dhaka logged 374 cases, the highest among the divisions, followed by Chittagong with 59.

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