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93 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

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Bangladesh has recorded 93 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,009,697.

No fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count and the death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,315, according to the latest government data released on Friday, reports

As many as 2,763 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 3.37 per cent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 51 infections.

Another 273 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,953,111.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.18 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.46 per cent.

Globally, over 594.19 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.44 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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