28 Corona deaths, 1,847 new cases in a day
Bangladesh has recorded 17 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,275 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Saturday.
A total of 12,643 samples were tested at 117 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 4,452,81 and the death toll from the pandemic rose to 6,350.
The recovery count rose to 3,60,352 after another 1,921 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, it added.
Among the 28 deaths, 18 are male and 10 female, the press release said, adding one is in his 30s, one in his 40s, six are in their 50s while 19 are above 60 years and one is between 11 to 20 years.
According to the division-wise data, 16 deaths took place in Dhaka division and rests are in other divisions.
Among the total 6,350 deaths, 3,349 deaths occurred in Dhaka division, 1,231 in Chattogram division, 388 in Rajshahi division, 486 in Khulna division, 214 in Barishal division, 262 in Sylhet division, 290 in Rangpur division and 130 in Mymensingh division, according to the press release.