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No Covid death in Bangladesh for 23 days, 18 new cases reported

| Updated: May 14, 2022 16:58:01


File photo used for representation purpose (Collected) File photo used for representation purpose (Collected)

Bangladesh has registered 18 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,952,957.

No death was reported on the day from the disease for the 23rd consecutive day from April 20, keeping the total toll from the disease unchanged at 29,127, according to the latest data released on Friday.

As many as 4,004 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.45 per cent, reports bdnews24.com.

Dhaka registered 12 cases, the most among the eight divisions.

Another 327 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,898,930.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.23 percent and the mortality rate at 1.49 percent.

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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