Bangladesh on 27 June 2020 recorded 34 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 3,504 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 54,318 after another 1,185 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“34 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 1,695,” 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 1,33,978 as 3,504 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 15,157 samples were tested at 58 the authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 40.54 percent of patients have recovered while 1.27 percent died so far