Bangladesh sees 21 Covid deaths, lowest in four months
Published : Sunday, 26 September, 2021 at 8:43 PM Count : 499
The country has registered 21 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the lowest since May 26, taking the total death toll to 27,414.
The COVID-19 cases increased to 15,51,350 as 980 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours to 8:00am on Sunday, according to the latest government data.
Dhaka registered the most daily deaths and new cases among eight divisions, registering 10 deaths and 668 infections.
Nationwide, another 1,312 people recovered from the illness, bringing the total number of recoveries to 15,11,479.
As many as 22,221 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 4.41 per cent. The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.43 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.77 per cent.
Globally, over 231.61 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 4.74 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.