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Bangladesh reports another Covid death, 657 new cases

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Bangladesh reported another Covid-linked death with 657 fresh cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

The country's total fatalities rose to 29,372 with the new death, of a woman from Mymensingh. The new cases brought the country's total caseload to 2,027,565, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The daily case test positivity rate was 13.8 per cent, reports UNB.

The mortality rate and recovery rate remained unchanged at 1.45 per cent and 97.02 per cent, respectively.

In September, the country reported 40 Covid-linked deaths and 13,251 cases.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 last year and highest fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.

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