Bangladesh last logged 10,126 cases and 215 deaths on August 12, last year with a positivity rate of 22.46 per cent in 24 hours. The fresh numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 28,176 while the caseload mounted to 1,642, 294 on Wednesday.
Among the new deceased, 10 were men and two women. Eight deaths were reported in Dhaka division while two in Chattogram and one each in Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions.
Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained static at 1.72 per cent. However, the recovery rate further declined to 94.64 per cent with the recovery of 473 more patients during the 24-hour period.