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One more Covid death, new 23 cases

Published : 31 Dec 2022 10:37 PM | Updated : 01 Jan 2023 04:45 PM

Bangladesh reported another Covid-linked death with 23 more cases in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

With the new numbers, the fatalities rose to 29,440 and the caseload to 2,037,125, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity increased to 1.27 from Friday's 0.58 percent as 1,811 samples were tested during the period.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.45 percent while the recovery rate slightly increased, added DGHS.

In November, the country reported 10 Covid-linked deaths and 1,345 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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