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Test positivity rate 22.37% in last 24 hrs
Deshsangbad Desk
Published : Monday, 22 June, 2020 at 11:12 PM, Update: 21.07.2020 5:15:13 PM

A health official uses a nasal swab to collect sample from a man for Covid-19 testing at Central Police Hospital in Rajarbagh, Dhaka on Thursday, May 21, 2020 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Between Sunday and Monday, 15,555 Covid-19 samples were tested, of which 3,480 were found positive
The Covid-19 infection rate in Bangladesh stood at 22.37% on Monday, with 3,480 new cases confirmed in the 24 hours from Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 16,287 samples were collected between Sunday and Monday, and 15,555 among them were tested at 62 authorized labs - both government and private - across the country, said Additional Director General (Administration) Prof Nasima Sultana.

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 115,786 with an overall death toll of 1,502.

The infection rate was 22.66% on Sunday and reached an all-time high of 23.39% on June 18.

A total 3,803 out of 16,259 tests came back positive on June 18, as the country crossed the grim 100,000 cases mark.

The highest number of positive Covid-19 tests in 24 hours was on June 17, when 4,008 new cases were confirmed from 17,527 tests.

In all, 627,719 tests have been conducted, so far.


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