Bangladesh today (04 July 2020) recorded 29 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 3,288 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 70,721 after another 3,288 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“Twenty-nine more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 1,997,” Additional Director General of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Nasima Sultana told a virtual media briefing at DGHS in the city.
She said the tally of infections has surged to 1,59,679 as 3,288 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 14,727 samples were tested at 63 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 44.29 percent of patients have recovered while 1.25 percent died so far