Bangladesh reports 14 new COVID cases, no deaths in a day

The caseload stands at 2,037,636 as the death toll stays unchanged at 29,443

Published : 7 Feb 2023, 10:58 AM
Updated : 7 Feb 2023, 10:58 AM

Bangladesh has recorded 14 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,636.

The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,443 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.

As many as 2,123 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.66 percent.

Dhaka with 12 infections logged the highest number of cases among the eight divisions.

Another 289 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,994,802.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.90 percent and the mortality rate at 1.44 percent.

Globally, over 671.92 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.84 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.