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Bangladesh reports 214 new Covid cases, one death

| Updated: August 11, 2022 21:10:53


Bangladesh reports 214 new Covid cases, one death

Bangladesh has recorded 214 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,008,282.

The death toll from the disease climbed by one in 24 hours to 29,310, according to the latest government data released on Thursday.

As many as 4,806 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 4.45 per cent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 162 infections, reports bdnews24.com.

Another 497 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,950,037.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.10 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.46 percent.

Globally, over 587.50 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.42 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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