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Bangladesh reports 61 more Covid cases

UNB . Dhaka
27 May 2023 18:00:55 | Update: 27 May 2023 18:07:42
Bangladesh reports 61 more Covid cases
People wait for their turn to get tested for Covid-19 in Dhaka — AFP File Photo

Bangladesh registered 61 more Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning.

With the new infections, the country's total caseload rose to 20,38,898, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,446 as no new fatalities were reported.

Meanwhile, the daily case test positivity rose to 6.57 per cent from Friday’s 4.31 per cent as 929 samples were tested.

The recovery and death rates remained unchanged at 98.40 per cent and 1.44 per cent respectively.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 in 2021 and highest number of fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.