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Covid infection rate over 31pc

Published : 23 Jan 2022 11:29 PM | Updated : 24 Jan 2022 01:47 PM

Bangladesh registered 14 more deaths in 24 hours from Covid-19 till 8am Sunday. The total number of deaths has reached 28,223 with the latest figure.

The current positivity rate rose to 31.29 percent.

The country recorded 10,906 new infections in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 1,685,136, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.

In addition, the death rate now stands at 1.70 percent in the country, added the release.

Among the 14 deceased, five were from Dhaka and two were from Sylhet, Chattogram and Mymensingh division. One each were from, Khulna, Barisal and Rangpur.

A total of 34,854 samples were tested across the country till 8am on Sunday.

Some 782 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. A total of 1,556,861 people have recovered from the virus so far and the recovery rate stands at 92.39 percent.

As of Sunday, 5,611,453 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 350,282,267 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.

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