Bangladesh reports 69 new COVID cases with no deaths in a day

The caseload stands at 2,036,061 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,426

News Desk
Published : 10 Nov 2022, 10:55 AM
Updated : 10 Nov 2022, 10:55 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 69 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,036,061.

The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,426 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Thursday.

As many as 4,528 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 1.52 percent.

Dhaka logged the highest number of cases among the eight divisions, with 47 infections.

Another 126 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,983,258.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.41 percent and the mortality rate at 1.45 percent.

Globally, over 633.88 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.60 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.