As many as 9,214 samples were tested throughout the country, for a positivity rate of 14.32 percent. The case positivity rate dropped below 1 percent following a wave of cases driven by the highly infectious omicron variant of the coronavirus. The daily count of cases fell below 10 while no deaths were reported for 20 days in a row. It also pressed for restrictions on public gatherings, compulsory mask wearing and reintroduction of the 'no mask, no service' policy. The panel said the virus is spreading in Bangladesh through people from countries where the rate of infection is high.
Source: bd News24 June 23, 2022 17:17 UTC