38 die of Corona in a day
Bangladesh has recorded 38 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,060 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.
A total of 13,870 samples were tested at 117 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 4,473,41 and the death toll from the pandemic rose to 6,388.
The recovery count rose to 3,62,428 after another 2,076 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 14.85 percent tested positive, while 16.89 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 81.02 percent patients have recovered, while 1.43 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.
Among the 38 deaths, 28 are male and 10 female, the press release said, adding four are in their 30s, four in their 40s, ten are in their 50s, 19 are above 60 years and one is below ten years.