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Bangladesh reports 22 new Covid cases, zero deaths

| Updated: May 15, 2022 15:39:10

Bangladesh reports 22 new Covid cases, zero deaths

Bangladesh has registered 22 new cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,952,979.

The government recorded no deaths in the 24-hour count, keeping the total toll from the disease unchanged at 29,127, according to the latest data released on Saturday.

As many as 3,965 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.55 per cent.

Dhaka registered 14 cases, the most among the eight divisions, reports bdnews24.com.

Another 220 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,899,150.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.24 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.49 per cent.

Globally, over 520.66 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 6.26 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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