Covid-19 in Bangladesh

3,200 new cases, 46 deaths in a day


Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 3,200 new cases of coronavirus and 46 more deaths within 24 hours.

During the period till 8am Tuesday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a press release said, 3,234 patients have recovered.

With that, the number of total cases rose to 282,344, deaths 3,740 and recoveries rose to 162,825.

Some 14,630 samples were tested in 91 labs across the country during the period. So far 13,78,819 samples have been tested since January in Bangladesh to detect Covid-19 cases.

Of the latest deceased, 35 were men and 11 women.

Of them, 23 were from Dhaka, six from Chattogram, seven from Khulna, four from Rajshahi, three from Rangpur, two from Barishal and one from Mymensingh divisions. Forty-four of them died in different hospitals and two at their respective homes.

So far, 57.67 percent of patients have recovered in Bangladesh, while 1.32 percent died.