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39 more die of Covid-19 in BD

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Staff Reporter :
Bangladesh on Wednesday registered 39 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus, pushing the total death count to 6,487, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
DGHS also logged 2,156 new infections in the last 24 hours to 8am Wednesday, taking the total number of people infected to 4,54,146, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 13.47 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 16.84 percent.
A total of 16,001 samples were tested across the
country in the last 24 hours.
At least 2,302 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries now stands at 3,69,179 and the recovery rate at 81.29 percent.
Among the 39 deceased, 27 were men and 12 women while five were between 41-50, 12 were between 51-60, and 22 were above 60 years old, added the release.

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