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Bangladesh reports four new Covid cases

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Bangladesh has recorded four new cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,790.

The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,445 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Friday.

As many as 1,796 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.22 per cent Dhaka logged all four cases.

Another 346 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,001,115.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 98.20 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.44 per cent.

Globally, over 674.80 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.86 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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