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COVID-19 deaths continue unabated in Bangladesh

13 Aug 2020, 21:30 GMT+10

DHAKA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19-related deaths in Bangladesh has continued unabated as the relevant authorities reporting 44 more fatalities on Thursday, bringing the total number of deaths to 3,557.

The country reported 2,617 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, making the total tally at 269,115, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The official data showed that 13,162 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 154,871 including 1,782 new recoveries on Thursday, said the DGHS.

According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.32 percent and the current recovery rate is 57.55 percent in the country.

Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2, and the highest daily deaths of 64 on June 30.

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