Bangladesh today (10 June 2020) reported 37 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a daily count, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 1012.
“The tally of infections has also spiraled to 74,865 after 3,190 new COVID-19 cases, a single-day record, were detected in the last 24 hours,” 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 recovery count rose to 15,899 after another 563 patients were released from hospitals in the same period.
Among the total infections, 21.24 percent of patients have recovered while 1.35 percent died so far since the first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on 08 March, the health official said.
She also informed that a total of 15,965 samples, the highest in a single day, were tested at 55 authorized labs across the country during that time.