216 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

| Updated: August 08, 2022 14:03:46

216 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

Bangladesh has recorded 216 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,007,335.

The death toll from the disease remained unchanged in a 24-hour count at 29,302, according to the latest government data released on Sunday, reports bdnews24.com.

As many as 4,233 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 5.10 per cent.

Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 120 infections.

Another 720 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,948,027.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.05 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.46 per cent.

Globally, over 584.18 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.41 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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