Bangladesh today (24 July 2020) recorded 35 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,548 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 1,20,976 after another 1,768 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“Thirty-five more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 2836,” 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 2,18,658 as 2,548 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 12,027 samples were tested at 80 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 55.33 percent patients have recovered while 1.30 percent died so far