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Covid: Daily infection rate at 0.58%

Staff Correspondent
25 Nov 2022 17:16:00 | Update: 25 Nov 2022 17:39:08
Covid: Daily infection rate at 0.58%

Bangladesh on Friday registered 19 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the daily infection rate slightly decreased to 0.58 per cent.

The health authorities reported the latest figures after testing 3,248 samples at 883 laboratories across the country.

On Thursday, the test positivity rate was 0.65 per cent.

With the fresh infections, the total caseload reached 20,36,488, according to the daily virus update by the Directorate General of Health Services.

The country, however, recorded zero Covid-related death in a 24-hour span, keeping the tally at 29,431.

Meanwhile, 87 patients recovered from the infection over the last 24 hours, pushing the overall recovery to 19,85,417.

Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8, 2020, and the first coronavirus-related death on March 18 of the same year.