Bangladesh reports 7 new COVID cases, no deaths in a day

The caseload stands at 2,038,008 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,445

Published : 27 March 2023, 11:18 AM
Updated : 27 March 2023, 11:18 AM

Bangladesh has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,038,008.

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

As many as 1,120 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.63 percent.

The Dhaka Division logged all seven cases.

Another 17 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,006,801.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 98.47 percent and the mortality rate at 1.44 percent.

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