Bangladesh reported 15 more Covid-linked deaths with 15,807 fresh cases in 24 hours till Thursday morning.
The daily positivity rate rose again to 31.98 per cent from Wednesday’s 31.64 per cent after testing 49,425 samples, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The country logged its highest daily positivity rate of 32.55% on July 24 last year reporting 6,780 cases and 195 deaths.
On Wednesday, the country reported 17 more Covid-linked deaths and 15,527 fresh cases.
The fresh numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 28,288 while the caseload mounted to 1,747,311 on Thursday.
Among the new deceased, 10 were women and five women.
Eight cases were reported in Dhaka division while three in Chattogram, two in Rajshahi and one each in Barishal and Rangpur divisions.