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3 Covid deaths in 24 hours

Published : 26 Nov 2021 10:03 PM

Bangladesh registered three deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am Friday. This takes the total number of deaths to 27,973. The current positivity rate stands at 1.41pc.

Although the daily deaths have seen minor fluctuations, the overall number of cases remains significantly low.

According to experts, the Covid-19 situation in a country can be claimed to be under control if the infection rate remains under 5pc for two weeks. Bangladesh has successfully achieved that feat over two months ago. The country recorded 239 new infections in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 1,575,424, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday.

The death rate now stands at 1.78 pc in the country, as per the press release. Around 16,916 samples were tested during this time.

Among the deaths reported, two were from Khulna and one from Dhaka division.

Around 277 people recovered from the virus during the time. Up until now, a total of 1,539,830 people have recovered from the virus and the recovery rate stands at 97.74 pc. 

As of Friday, 5,202,770 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 260,473,494 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.