Bangladesh reports 665 new COVID cases, no deaths in a day

The caseload stands at 2,023,810 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,360

Published : 28 Sept 2022, 10:07 AM
Updated : 28 Sept 2022, 10:07 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 665 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,023,810.

The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,360 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Wednesday.

As many as 4,728 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 14.07 percent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 530 infections.

Another 428 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,964,147.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.05 percent and the mortality rate at 1.45 percent.

Globally, over 616.16 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.53 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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