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Covid-19 1274 new cases, 14 deaths

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Country's coronavirus fatalities reached 5,660 on Sunday with the deaths of 14 more patients in the last 24 hours until morning.
The health authorities reported 1,274 new cases, taking the caseload to 388,569. Currently, there are 78,937 active cases in the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18. The cases reached the 300,000-mark on Aug 26 while the death toll exceeded 5,000 on Sept 22.
The fatality rate is 1.46 percent.
So far, 21,63,568 samples have been tested -- 11,866 in the last 24 hours-and 17.96 percent of them have turned out to be positive.
Bangladesh's recovery rate is steadily increasing with 1,674 new recoveries. So far, 303,972 patients have recovered with a recovery rate of 78.23 percent, the health authorities said.Of the total victims, 4,357 are men and 1,303 are women. Among the latest victims, 13 are above 50 years of age and one other is aged between 31 and 40 years.
So far, 2,895 people have died in Dhaka division, 1,134 in Chattogram, 362 in Rajshahi, 457 in Khulna, 196 in Barishal, 240 in Sylhet, 257 in Rangpur and 119 in Mymensingh .
Currently, 12,265 people are in isolation and 39,776 in quarantine.

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