Bangladesh reports 430 COVID cases, 4 deaths in a day

The caseload rose to 2,001,775 as the death toll hit 29,266

Published : 24 July 2022, 11:15 AM
Updated : 24 July 2022, 11:15 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 430 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,001,775.

The death toll from the disease climbed by four in a 24-hour count to 29,266, according to the latest government data released on Sunday.

As many as 6,105 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 7.04 percent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 205 infections.

Another 1,270 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,935,963.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 96.71 percent and the mortality rate at 1.46 percent.

Globally, over 569.64 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.38 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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