Update August 27, 2020

Dhaka 12-03 pm, 24-September, 2020

Bangladesh reports 45 COVID-19 deaths, 2,436 fresh cases

Mirajul Moin Joy

Bangladesh today recorded 45 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,436 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 1, 93,458 after another 3,275 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today.

“Forty-five more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 4,127” the release said.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 3,04,583 as 2,436 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 15,124 samples were tested at 92 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample tests in the past 24 hours, 16.11 percent tested positive, while 20.30 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, the release added.

Among the total infections, 63.52 percent patients have recovered, while 1.35 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.

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