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Bangladesh reported zero Covid death and 273 new cases in the 24 hours to Friday morning. While the country's total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,315, the new number took its caseload to 2,009,697, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate fell to 3.32 percent from Thursday's 3.52 percent as 2,763 samples were tested. Read: Two dead, two others missing in Noakhali trawler capsize The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46 percent and the recovery rate at 97.18 percent. In July, the country reported 142 Covid-linked deaths and 31,422 cases, the highest monthly death toll and caseload since March this year. Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and daily fatalities of 264 on August 10 in the same year.
No Covid-related death was recorded in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Thursday morning. With this, the country witnessed zero Covid death for the third consecutive day. On Tuesday, the country logged zero Covid-related death after more than three months. Besides, 233 more infections were reported during the 24-hour period. Also read: Bangladesh logs Zero Covid death for 2nd consecutive day 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 increased to 1.69 per cent from Wednesday’s 1.38 per cent after testing 14,152 samples during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With the latest report, the country’s total fatalities remained static at 29,112 while the caseload rose to 19,50,357. Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent. The recovery rate rose to 95.73 per cent with the recovery of 1,561more patients during the 24-hour period. Also read: Benapole: Covid-negative certificates not needed for vaccinated India returnees 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.