dd Corona death toll in Bangladesh nearly 2,000

Corona death toll in Bangladesh nearly 2,000

Published: 04 Jul 2020   

Samakal Correspondent

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. 


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