Covid-19: 15 die, 1,469 infected, 1,439 recover in 24 hours
Fifteen people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The total number of deaths has now reached 6,036 and the death rate stands at 1.45 percent.
At least 1,469 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 4,17,475, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 10.86 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 17.26 percent.
A total of 13,521 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Bangladesh is currently 22nd in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.
The position is one step behind Indonesia and one step ahead of Czechia, according to worldometer.info.
At least 1,439 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 3,35,027 and the recovery rate at 80.25 percent.
Among the 15 deceased, 11 were men and four women while one was between 21-30 years old, four within 41-50, five between 51-60 and five others were above 60 years old, added the release.