Covid in Bangladesh: 7 die, 306 get infected in 24 hours

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Dhaka, Oct 27: Covid-19 claimed seven more lives and infected 306 more people in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

The daily-case positivity rate increased slightly to 1.53 per cent from Tuesday’s 1.44 per cent.

The fresh cases were detected after testing 19,951 samples, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,841 while the caseload climbed to 1,568,563 in Bangladesh, according to the DGHS.

Among the latest deceased, three were men and four were women.

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

Also, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.70 per cent, with 288 more patients getting cured.