Bangladesh records zero death of Covid first time in 3 months


Dhaka, Mar 15: For the first time in three months, the country reported zero death from Covid-19 in a 24-hour span.

With this, the country saw three days without any death from the virus since the outbreak hit the country in 2020.

Earlier on 20 November and 9 December last year, zero death was reported in the country.

Meanwhile, 217 people tested positive for the virus during the same period and the positivity rate was recorded at 1.54%.

The health officials tested 14,049 samples across the country during the 24 hours perido.

One death and 239 cases were reported the previous day.

So far 1040 people have died of Covid since January this year.

The latest figures took the country’s death toll to 29,112 and the case tally to 19,49,942.

Also, 1,600 Covid patients recovered during the 24-hour period with the recovery rate stands at 95.61%.

Bangladesh reported its first Covid case on 8 March 2020 and the maiden death on 18 March the same year.