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Bangladesh reports two new deaths from Covid

89 more cases in 24hrs
UNB . Dhaka
02 Jun 2023 17:38:40 | Update: 02 Jun 2023 17:42:46
Bangladesh reports two new deaths from Covid
People wait for their turn to get tested for Covid-19 in Dhaka — AFP File Photo

Bangladesh reported two more Covid-19-related deaths and 89 fresh cases in the last 24 hours till Friday morning.

With the new numbers, the country's total fatalities rose to 29,448 and caseload to 20,39,506, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the latest deceased, one was a man and another was a woman and both were from the Dhaka division.

The daily test positivity rate dropped to 5.87 per cent from Thursday’s 5.99 per cent as 1,515 samples were tested.

The recovery rate stood at 98.37 per cent. However, the death rate remained unchanged at 1.44 per cent.

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.