Covid-19: 9 more deaths in Bangladesh15 October 2021
Covid-19 claimed nine more lives in Bangladesh and infected 396 others in 24 hours till Friday morning.
With the fresh numbers, the Covid-19 fatalities reached 27,746 in the country while the caseload rose to 15,64,881, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of the latest deceased, five were women and four men.
Six of them died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram and one in Sylhet divisions.
Bangladesh last logged seven Covid-19 deaths on October 8, the lowest since March 17 this year when the country recorded 11 such deaths.
The fresh cases were detected after testing 18,980 samples.
With this, the daily-case positivity rate declined slightly to 2.09 per cent. However, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent.
Besides, the recovery rate increased slightly to 97.57 per cent, with 523 more patients getting cured during the period.
So far, 15,26,891 people have recovered from the deadly virus infections, the DGHS added.