Health Desk- Oct 27, 2020: Twenty people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Tuesday afternoon.
The total number of deaths has now reached 5,838 and the death rate stands at 1.45 percent.
A total of 1,335 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 4,01,586, added the release.
The current positivity rate is 10.58 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 17.58 percent.
Bangladesh is currently 18th in the list of worst affected countries in the world in terms of the number of cases.
A total of 12,617 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, 1,523 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recoveries stands at 3,18,123 and the recovery rate at 79.22 percent.