Bangladesh reports 10 new COVID cases in a day

The caseload stands at 2,036,622 as the death toll remains unchanged at 29,434

Published : 3 Dec 2022, 11:14 AM
Updated : 3 Dec 2022, 11:14 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 10 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,036,622.

The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,434 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Saturday.

As many as 1,529 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.65 percent.

Dhaka with 6 infections logged the highest number of cases among the eight divisions.

Another 62 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,986,051.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.52 percent and the mortality rate at 1.45 percent.

Globally, over 644.90 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.64 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.

Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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