by Our Correspondent in Dhaka – The fatality toll from the novel coronavirus has raised to 5,325 in Bangladesh with the health official reporting 20 more deaths in the last 24 hours ended on Saturday morning.
The government’s health services directorate said in a press release that some 1,182 new infections were reported during this period making the total number of Covid-19 patient to 367,565.
The current rate of positivity is 12.37 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 18.57 percent while the death rate stands at 1.45 percent, much lower than that of the global death rate.
Some 9,554 samples were tested in different laboratories in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovery was reported to 280,069 as 1,442 Covid-19 patients have recovered.