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7 Covid deaths, 466 new cases

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Covid-19 claimed seven more lives in Bangladesh and infected 466 others in 24 hours till Thursday morning.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in its daily statement said with the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,737 in the country while the caseload rose to 15,64,485.

The country last logged seven Covid-19 deaths on October 8, the lowest since March 17 this year when the country recorded 11 such deaths.

Three of them died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram and one each in Khulna and Barishal divisions.

The fresh cases were detected after testing 21,568 samples.

With this, the daily-case positivity rate declined slightly to 2.16% percent. However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77%.

Besides, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.56 %, with 695 more patients getting cured during the period. So far, 15,26,368 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.

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