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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its travel alert for the USA citizens and Bangladesh is on the list of highest risk for Covid-19, reports Bangladesh Journal.
The CDC recommended avoiding travel to Bangladesh. If you travel to Bangladesh, make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel. Because of the current situation in Bangladesh, even fully vaccinated travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading Covid-19 variants, the alert mentioned.
 According to the CDC, there are four levels of risk and Bangladesh has been categorized as Level 4 w3hich means Bangladesh is at a very high level of risk for Covid-19.
 36 people died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am yesterday), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
 With them, the total number of deaths so far reached 12,949 and death rate stands at 1.58 percent.
 At least 2,537 new infections were recorded in the meantime taking the total number of people infected to 8,17,819, added the release.
 The current positivity rate is 12.33 percent while the total positivity rate stands at 13.39 percent.
 A total of 20,584 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours (till 8am yesterday).
At least 2,267 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period.
 The total number of recoveries now stands at 7,57,569 and the recovery rate at 92.63 percent.
Among the 36 deceased, 17 were men and 19 women while one was between 21-30 years old, two between 31-40 years old, four between 41-50, eight within 51-60, and 21 were above 60 years old, added the release.