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Covid: Daily infection rate at 13.53%

679 test positive, 2 die in 24 hours
Staff Correspondent
29 Sep 2022 17:18:02 | Update: 29 Sep 2022 17:53:25
Covid: Daily infection rate at 13.53%

Bangladesh on Thursday registered 679 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the daily infection rate slightly declined to 13.53 per cent.

The health authorities reported the latest figures after testing 5,017 samples at 881 laboratories across the country.

On Wednesday, the test positivity rate was 14.07 per cent.

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With the fresh infections, the total caseload reached 20,24,489, according to the daily virus update by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country also recorded two more Covid-related deaths in a 24-hour span, taking the tally to 29,362.

Meanwhile, 354 patients recovered from the infection over the last 24 hours, pushing the overall recovery to 19,64,501.

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