COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 33 deaths and 2654 fresh cases on 05 August 2020

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Bangladesh today (05 August 2020) recorded 33 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,654 fresh cases overnight.

The recovery count rose to 141,750 after another 1,890 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.

“Thirty-three more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 3,267,” Additional Director General of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Nasima Sultana told a virtual media briefing at DGHS in the city this afternoon.

She said the tally of infections has surged to 2,46,674 as 2,654 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The health official also informed that a total of 11,160 samples were tested at 83 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.

Of the total sample test in the past 24 hours, 23.78 percent tested positive, while 20.35 percent cases were detected from the total tests conducted so far, Nasima added.

Among the total infections, 57.46 percent patients have recovered, while 1.32 percent died so far

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