Covid-19: Daily deaths break records second day in a row as 258 people die in the last 24 hours
Dhaka, July 27: For the second day in a row, the daily death toll in Covid-19 across Bangladesh saw records being toppled as 258 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, between Monday and Tuesday morning.
With it, a total of 19,779 people have died so far of Covid-19 in the country.
During the same time, 14,925 people tested positive for the disease, taking the caseload total in Bangladesh to 11,94,752.
Dhaka division reported 84 death in the last 24 hours, the highest among the eight districts. Chittagong division recorded 61 fatalities, followed by Khulna division with 50 deaths. Rajshahi division accounted for 21 deceased, Barisal 13, Rangpur and Mymensingh with 11 deaths each and Sylhet with seven deaths.
The mortality rate stands at 1.66 percent.
Meanwhile, another 12,439 patients recovered from Covid-19 across the country, taking the total number of recovery to 10,22,414.
In the last 24 hours, 52,478 samples were tested across the country. The daily positivity rate was 28.44 percent, while the overall positivity stands at 15.81 percent.