Bangladesh today (28 July 2020) recorded 35 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,960 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 1,27,414 after another 1,731 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 3,000,” 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 2,29,185 as 2,960 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 12,714 samples were tested at 81 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 55.59 percent of patients have recovered, while 1.31 percent died so far.