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Bangladesh sees no Covid deaths again

Bangladesh has reported no Covid-related deaths, except 62 new cases of infection in 24 hours till 8:00am on Saturday.

On Friday, the country recorded two Covid-related deaths with 106 cases after witnessing zero death from the virus infection for three consecutive days.

On Tuesday, the country reported zero Covid-related deaths after more than three months.

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

Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate declined to 0.83 per cent from Friday’s 1.16 per cent after testing 7,451 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the latest numbers country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,114 while the caseload mounted to 19,50,527.

Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent.

The recovery rate rose to 95.85 per cent with the recovery of 1,014 more patients during the 24-hour period.

On January 28, Bangladesh logged its previous highest daily positivity rate at 33.37 per cent reporting 15,440 cases and 20 deaths.

Besides, the country registered the highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year, while the highest number of daily fatalities was 264 on August 10 last year.