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Bangladesh reports 33 new Covid cases, no deaths

| Updated: May 16, 2022 09:14:47

Bangladesh reports 33 new Covid cases, no deaths

Bangladesh has registered 33 new cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,012.

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

As many as 3,818 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.86 per cent.

Dhaka registered 28 cases, the most among the eight divisions, reports bdnews24.com.

Another 269 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,899,419.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.26 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.49 per cent.

Globally, over 521.13 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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