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226 Covid-19 cases, one death reported in 24 hours

| Updated: August 14, 2022 21:14:57


226 Covid-19 cases, one death reported in 24 hours

Bangladesh has recorded 226 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,008,870.

The death toll from the disease climbed by one in 24 hours to 29,313, according to the latest government data released on Sunday, reports bdnews24.com.

As many as 5,226 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 4.32 per cent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 177 infections.

Another 479 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,951,322.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.14 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.46 per cent.

Globally, over 589.87 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.43 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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