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Covid: Daily infection rate at 14.13%

678 test positive, one more dies in 24 hours
Staff Correspondent
22 Sep 2022 16:17:14 | Update: 22 Sep 2022 16:26:40
Covid: Daily infection rate at 14.13%

Bangladesh on Thursday registered 678 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the daily infection rate slightly declined to 14.13 per cent.

The health authorities reported the latest figures after testing 4,798 samples at 881 laboratories across the country.

On Wednesday, the test positivity rate was 14.73 per cent.

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Meanwhile, the country recorded one more Covid-related death in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 29,346.

With the fresh infections, the total caseload reached 20,20,148, according to the daily virus update by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Meanwhile, 339 patients recovered from the infection over the last 24 hours, pushing the overall recovery to 19,61,819.

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