Bangladesh reports 48 more COVID deaths



Bangladesh reported 48 more Covid-19 deaths and 1,327 cases in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

The country reported 38 COVID-related deaths and 2,325 cases on Friday, indicating a significant drop in daily cases but a slight increase in fatalities, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case positivity rate dropped further to 7.03 per cent from 8.65 per cent on Friday and 8.76 per cent on Thursday, suggesting that the pandemic keeps easing in Bangladesh.

The fresh numbers pushed the country’s total fatalities to 26,880 while the cases reached 15,28,582 the DGHS said.

The new cases were detected after testing 18,869 samples during the 24-hour period.

Besides, the recovery rate rose to 96.51 per cent while the case fatality remained unchanged at 1.76 per cent compared to the corresponding period.

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