Four more die from Covid
At least four people died of coronavirus in 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday, reported the Directorate General of Health Services.
According to a DGHS press release, this was the highest number of daily deaths after March 11.
Of 13,905 samples, 2,183 people tested positive for the virus in those 24 hours, read the release.
The positivity rate now stands at 15.70 percent.
The total number of confirmed cases rose to 1,973,785, and the fatalities to 29,149 with the latest count.
After the positivity rate remained below one percent between March and May, the transmission of the virus started rising early this month.
The cabinet division on Tuesday instructed all officials concerned to enforce the "no mask, no service" policy and ensure everyone maintains health safety guidelines.
Meanwhile, health officials, including Health Minister Zahid Maleque, urged people to take their second and third doses of Covid-19 vaccines.