Sat, 24 Jul 2021

DHAKA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 3,057 new COVID-19 cases and 67 more deaths on Saturday, bringing the tally to 848,027 and the death toll to 13,466, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The official data showed that 16,964 samples were tested in 24 hours till 8:00 a.m. local time Saturday across Bangladesh.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 780,146 including 1,725 new recoveries Saturday, said the DGHS.

According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.59 percent and the current recovery rate is 92 percent.

Bangladesh recorded the highest daily spike of 7,626 on April 7 and the highest number of 112 deaths on April 19.

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