Corona death toll in Bangladesh nearly 2,000
Twenty-nine people have died of coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh.
Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing on Saturday.
Three thousand two hundred and eighty-eight people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the same hours, she said, adding that the death toll now stands at 1,997 and the death rate at 1.25 percent.
A total of 14,727 samples were tested in 64 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.
Meanwhile, 2, 673 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, she added.
The total number of recoveries has reached 70,721 and the current recovery rate is 44.29 percent.
A total of 744 people were put under isolation in the last 24 hours.