First Covid death in 43 days29 March 2023
News Desk :
Bangladesh has recorded its first death from COVID-19 in 43 days, taking the total death toll from the disease to 29,446.
The overall tally of infections rose to 2,038,014 as six new cases of the disease were recorded over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.
As many as 1,628 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.37 percent.
The Dhaka Division logged all six cases and the lone death, reports bdnews24.com
Another 20 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,006,821.
The latest figures put the recovery rate at 98.47 percent and the mortality rate at 1.44 percent.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.