Bangladesh reports 11 new COVID cases, no deaths in a day

The caseload stands at 2,037,829 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,445

Published : 28 Feb 2023, 10:56 AM
Updated : 28 Feb 2023, 10:56 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,829.

The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,445 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.

As many as 1,979 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.56 percent.

Dhaka, among the eight divisions, logged all 11 cases.

Another 378 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,002,592.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 98.27 percent and the mortality rate at 1.44 percent.

Globally, over 675.17 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.87 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.