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Daily Covid cases jumps to 495

Published : 29 Dec 2021 09:28 PM | Updated : 30 Dec 2021 05:31 PM

Bangladesh registered one death from Covid-19 and 495 newly infected in 24 hours till 8am Wednesday. The total number of deaths rose to 28,063 with one addition to the latest figure.

The current positivity rate rose to 2.37 percent. The overall positivity rate stands at 13.84 percent.

The new cases takes the total number of people infected to 1,584,518, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday. 

In addition, the death rate now stands at 1.77 percent in the country. Around 20,914 samples were tested across the country till 8am Wednesday. 

The sole deceased was a man aged between 61-70 years, added the release. Some 372 Covid-19 patients have recovered during this period. A total of 1,548,416 people have recovered from the virus so far and the recovery rate stands at 97.73 percent. As of Wednesday, 5,433,724 people died of Covid-19 across the world and 283,316,371 have been infected so far, according to Worldometer.

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