Thu, 29 Oct 2020

DHAKA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh recorded 1,106 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 36 more deaths from the coronavirus pandemic on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 357,873 with 5,129 deaths, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The total number of recovered patients in the country rose to 268,777, including 1,753 new recoveries on Saturday, said the DGHS.

Official data showed 10,765 samples were tested in the last 24 hours nationwide, and the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh was at 1.43 percent and the recovery rate at 75.10 percent.

Bangladesh reported a record daily case spike of 4,019 on July 2 and a highest number of deaths of 64 on June 30.

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