Bangladesh reports 9 COVID cases in a day with no deaths

The caseload stands at 2,037,478 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,441

News Desk
Published : 25 Jan 2023, 11:23 AM
Updated : 25 Jan 2023, 11:23 AM

Bangladesh has recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,478.

The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Wednesday.

As many as 1,924 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.47 percent.

Dhaka logged the highest number of cases among the eight divisions, with six infections.

Another 211 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,991,579.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.75 percent and the mortality rate at 1.44 percent.

Globally, over 669.36 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.74 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.