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Bangladesh logs zero death from Covid after 3 months

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Published: 18:19, 15 March 2022

Bangladesh logs zero death from Covid after 3 months

Slum dwellers stand in a queue to get COVID-19 vaccine at Pollibondhu Ershad School in Dhaka. Photo : Reuters.

Bangladesh logged zero Covid-related death in 24 hours till Tuesday morning after more than three months amid signs that the pandemic is easing with declining positivity rate.

The country, however, logged 217 more infections during the 24-hour period.

On December 9 last year, Bangladesh logged zero Covid-related death with 262 cases.

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.

The daily positivity rate declined to 1.54 per cent from Monday's 1.75 per cent after testing 14,074 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the latest report, the country's total fatalities static on 29,112 while the caseload rose to 19,49,942.

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

The recovery rate rose to 95.61 per cent with the recovery of 1,600 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.

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