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Bangladesh sees 159 Covid cases Monday, highest in 7 months

Disease 2023-05-29, 10:15pm


Covid positice test result

Dhaka, May 29 – Bangladesh reported 159 more COVID-19 cases in 24 hours till Monday morning as the cases keep rising in the country. 

With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,039,130, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). 

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,446 as no new fatalities were reported. 

Meanwhile, the daily case test positivity dropped to 5.13 percent from Sunday’s 5.50 percent as 3,099 samples were tested. 

The recovery rate stands at 98.39 percent. However, the death rate remained unchanged at 1.44 percent. 

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 in 2021 and highest number of fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year. - UNB