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Covid claims 241 more lives in Bangladesh

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Update: Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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Covid claims 241 more lives in Bangladesh

Bangladesh recorded 241 more Covid deaths in 24 hours till Wednesday morning as the country continues its against the deadly disease. With the deaths, the toll stood at 21.638.

During the period, the total case count reached at 1,309,910 with 13,817 more people tested positive, according to a handout issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Meanwhile, the daily test positivity rate fell slightly to 27.91 % from Tuesday’s 28.58%, while the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a 5% or below rate. The recovery rate, however, rose to 87.12%, and the case fatality remained static at 1.65% compared to the same period, said the DGHS.

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