23 Covid deaths, 1,493 fresh cases
Bangladesh has recorded 23 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,493 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.
A total of 12,357 samples were tested at 111 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
The recovery count rose to 3,19,733 after another 1,610 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, today.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 4,03,079.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 12.08 percent tested positive, while 17.55 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.