Bangladesh today (05 June 2020) reported 30 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a daily count, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 811.
“The caseload has also surged to 60,391 after 2,828 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the last 24 hours,” DGHS Additional Director General Prof Nasima Sultana told a virtual media briefing at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in the city.
She said the recovery count rose to 12,804 after another 643 patients were released from hospitals in the same period.
The health official also informed that a total of 14,088 samples were tested at 50 authorised labs across the country during that time.
Bangladesh confirmed the first coronavirus death on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases.