Bangladesh sees 60 Covid-19 deaths, 3956 fresh cases ...

Dhaka, Wednesday   04 August 2021

Bangladesh sees 60 Covid-19 deaths, 3956 fresh cases 

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:19 PM, 16 June 2021   Updated: 05:59 PM, 16 June 2021

Bangladesh sees 60 Covid-19 deaths, 3956 fresh cases 

Bangladesh sees 60 Covid-19 deaths, 3956 fresh cases 

Bangladesh reported 60 more deaths from COVID-19 and 3,956 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.

“The tally of infections has surged to 8,37,247 as 3,956 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours... 60 people died of COVID-19 during the period, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 13,282” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement today.

Among the dead in the last 24 hours, 36 were male while 24 were female.

About 23,807 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 16.62 percent.

The recovery count rose to 7,73,752  after another 2,679 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the past one day. The recovery count stands at 92.42 percent.

Earlier on Tuesday, 50 deaths linked to COVID-19, and 3,319 fresh cases were reported. 

Bangladesh recorded the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities on April 19 this year when the virus killed 112 people in a day.

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