Covid-linked deaths fall to seven
Seven people died with coronavirus and 466 got infected in 24 hours till yesterday morning, read a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,737 in the country while the caseload rose to 1,564,485, according to the DGHS.
Of the latest deceased, three were men and four women.
Three of them died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram and one each in Khulna and Barishal divisions.
Bangladesh last logged seven Covid-19 deaths on October 8, the lowest since March 17 this year when the country recorded 11 such deaths.
The fresh cases were detected after testing 21,568 samples.
With this, the daily-case positivity rate declined to 2.16 percent. However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 percent.
Besides, the recovery rate increased to 97.56 percent, with 695 more patients getting cured during the period.
So far, 1,526,368 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.