Covid-19: 6 more die, 276 infected in 24 hours


Dhaka, Oct 26: Covid-19 claimed six more lives and infected another 276 people in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

The daily-case positivity rate increased slightly to 1.44 per cent from Monday’s 1.39 per cent.

With the fresh numbers, the Covid fatalities reached 27,834 while the caseload climbed to 1,568,257 in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of the Health services (DGHS).

Of the latest deaths, five were men and one woman.

The new cases were detected after testing 19,184 samples during the 24-hour period.

However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent compared to the same period.

Also, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.70 per cent, with 440 more patients getting cured.