31 COVID-19 deaths, 3,83,224 total recoveries
Published: 01 Dec 2020
Bangladesh has recorded 31 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,293 resh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 3,83,224 after another 2,513 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Tuesday.
“Thirty-one more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 6,675,” the release said.
It said the tally of infections has surged to 4,67,225 as 2,293 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
A total of 15,501 samples were tested at 118 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 14.79 percent tested positive, while 16.76 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.
Among the total infections, 82.02 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.