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2 Covid deaths, 2,458 new cases

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Bangladesh is seeing a continuous rise in Covid-19 cases as 2,458 more infections along with two more deaths were reported in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

With the fresh cases reported after testing 27,709 samples, the daily positivity rate jumped again to 8.97 per cent from Monday’s 8.53 per cent during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), UNB reports.

The country last logged 2,588 cases on September 9, last year along with 58 deaths in 24 hours.

Bangladesh is currently seeing a surge of Covid-19 cases as health authorities logged 10,392 infections in the last 10 days since January 1.

The fresh numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 28,107 while the caseload mounted to 15, 98, 389 on Tuesday.

The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.76 per cent during the period.

The recovery rate kept declining to 97.06 per cent with the recovery of 274 more patients during the 24-hour period.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh’s total tally of Omicron cases reached 30 with detection of nine more cases on Monday, according to GISAID, a global initiative on sharing all influenza data.

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