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Covid claims one more life, 678 new cases

September 23, 2022 00:00:00

Bangladesh reported another death from Covid-19 with 678 more cases in 24 hours until Thursday morning, reports UNB.

With the new numbers, country's total fatalities rose to 29,346 while the total caseload to 2,020,148, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate dropped to 14.13 per cent from Wednesday's 14.73 per cent as 4,798 samples were tested.

The latest deceased was a man from Dhaka division.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 per cent while the recovery rate declined to 97.11 per cent.

In August, the country reported 32 Covid-linked deaths and 6,689 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.

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