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Bangladesh reports 15 new Covid cases, zero deaths in 24 hours

| Updated: December 15, 2022 22:45:54

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Bangladesh has recorded 15 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,036,881.

The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,437 over the 24-hour period, according to the latest government data released on Thursday.

As many as 3,376 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 0.44 per cent, reports bdnews24.com.

Dhaka, with 13 infections, logged the highest number of cases among the eight divisions.

Another 50 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,986,606.

The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.53 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.45 per cent.

Globally, over 645.93 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.64 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

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