Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 51 more deaths, 1871 cases

2021-09-12, 8:12pm Disease

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Bangladesh reported 51 more Covid-19 deaths and 1,871 cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning,

Dhaka, Sept 12 :  Bangladesh logged 51 more Covid-19 deaths and 1,871 cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The country reported 38 Covid-related deaths and 2,325 cases on Friday, indicating a significant drop in daily cases but a slight increase in fatalities, DGHS said.

The daily case positivity rate increased a bit to 7.46% from 7.03 % on Saturday suggesting that the pandemic is easing in Bangladesh.

The fresh numbers pushed the country’s total fatalities to 26,931 while the cases reached 15,30,413, the DGHS said.

The new cases were detected after testing 25,074 samples during the 24-hour period.

Besides, the recovery rate rose to 96.63 per cent while the case fatality remained unchanged at 1.76 per cent compared to the corresponding period, reports UNB.