COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 3 more deaths, highest 549 fresh positive cases on 28 April 2020

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DGHS Professor Nasima Sultana virtually briefing about COVID-19. File Photo

Enamul Hafiz Latifee reports,

Bangladesh on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 reported 3 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) overnight and recorded the highest number of 549 fresh positive cases in a single day.

 

“3 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 155,” DGHS Additional Director General (administration) Prof Nasima Sultana told a virtual media briefing at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in the city.

She said the tally of infections has soared to 6,462 in the same period after another 549 people tested positive for COVID-19 from 4332 samples, the highest in a single day.

This is the biggest single-day spike in new cases since the first COVID-19 cases were detected in Bangladesh on 08 March 2020.

Nasima said eight more COVID-19 patients were cured in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 139.

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