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4 Covid deaths, 268 fresh cases

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The daily Covid-19 case positivity rate declined to 1.57 per cent from Saturday’s 2.01 per cent during the period after testing 17, 245 samples, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Bangladesh logged four more Covid-linked deaths with 268 fresh infections in 24 hours till Sunday morning.

Among the deceased, three were women and one was a man. Three of the fresh deaths were reported from Dhaka division while the other was from Rajshahi division.

The fresh numbers reported on Sunday took the country’s total fatalities to 28,060 while the caseload mounted to 15,83,253.

Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent during the period.

Besides, the recovery rate remained static at 97.74 per cent with the recovery of 247 more patients during the 24-hour period.

On Sunday, Bangladesh logged one Covid-linked death with 275 fresh infections in 24 hours.

On December 9, Bangladesh again logged zero Covid-related death after nearly three weeks as the pandemic was apparently showing signs of easing.

The country reported this year’s first zero Covid-related death in a single day on November 20 along with 178 infections since the pandemic broke out in Bangladesh in March 2020.

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