Covid-19 in Bangladesh: Positivity rate crosses 10 pc again; 40 more die

Published : 25 May 2021, 20:01

Sahos Desk

Bangladesh witnessed a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases and fatalities as it recorded 40 more deaths and 1675 cases in the last 24 hours until Tuesday morning.

The Covid-19 positivity rate rose to 10.08 percent again during the period after maintaining it below 10 percent since May 15. Health authorities registered 1,675 new cases after testing 16,624 samples in the last 24 hours.

Besides, the mortality rate remained static at 1.57 percent, said a handout of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the latest figures, the total caseload reached 7,92,196 and the death tally climbed to 12,441.

Source: UNB 


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