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Country sees 4,378 new Covid cases in 24 hrs


Published : 14 Jan 2022 10:00 PM | Updated : 15 Jan 2022 02:47 PM

Bangladesh registered six more deaths from Covid-19 and the daily infections rose to 4,378 in 24 hours till 8am Friday.

The total number of deaths reached to 28,129 with addition of the latest figure.

The current positivity rate jumped to 14.66 pc. The overall positivity rate stands at 13.63 percent.

The new cases takes the total number of people infected to 1,609,042 according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday. 

In addition, the death rate now stands at 1.75 percent in the country. Around 29,871 samples were tested across the country till 8am Friday. 

Among the six diseased, four were men and two were women. Of them, three were from Dhaka, two from Chattogram and one from Rajshahi. 

Some 351 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. A total of 1,552,306 people have recovered from the virus so far and the recovery rate stands at 97.47 percent.

As of Friday, 5,541,009 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 321,184,007 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.

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