Bangladesh registers nine more Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs

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Bangladesh reported nine more Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours till Saturday morning, reports UNB.

With this, the country's total caseload rose to 2,037,673, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,444 as no new fatalities were reported.

The daily case test positivity rate dropped to 0.44 per cent from Friday's 0.67 as the 2,025 samples were tested.

The recovery rate increased to 98 percent while the death rate remained unchanged at 1.44 per cent.

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