Covid-19: 46 die; 2,265 infected; 2,952 recover in 24 hours

Forty-six people have died from Covid-19 in the country during the last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The total number of deaths has now reached 3,907 and the death rate stands at 1.34 percent.

Two thousand two hundred and sixty-five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, adds the press release. 

With the fresh cases, the total number of positive cases so far in the country stands at 2,92,625 and the current positivity rate is 19.95 percent.

The total positivity rate stands at 20.44 percent, according to the release.

A total of 11,356 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 2,952 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries stands at 1,75,567 and the recovery rate is at 60 percent.

Five hundred and fifty people were put in isolation in the last 24 hours, the release added.

Among the deceased, 36 were males and 10 were females while one was between 31-40 years old, six between 41-50, six within 51-60 and 33 were above 60 years old.

Bangladesh is currently 16th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.

The position is one step behind Pakistan and one step ahead of Italy, according to


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