Update 14 মিনিট 40 সেকেন্ড

Dhaka 6-39 pm, 17-October, 2021

35 Covid deaths, 1,190 new cases

Online Desk

Bangladesh on Saturday reported 1,190 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 35 lives.

The country reported 6.5 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 19,668 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement.

The official tally showed the virus killed 27,182 people and infected 15,41,300 so far, it added.

The case positivity rate fell to 5.98 per cent on Thursday which was lowest of the country in around six months.

The fresh numbers of death took the country’s total fatality to 27,182 while the caseload mounted to 1,541,300.

Meanwhile, the fatality rate remained static at 1.76 per cent, said the DGHS.

Besides, the recovery rate continued to increase by reaching 97.23 per cent on Saturday with the recovery of 1,645more patients during the 24-hour period.

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