Bangladesh today (22 June 2020) recorded 38 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 3,480 fresh positive cases in a daily count.
“38 COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 1,502,” 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 46,755 after another 1,678 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.
Nasima said the tally of infections has surged to 1,15,786 as 3,480 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
She also informed that a total of 15,555 samples were tested at the authorized- laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 40.38 percent of patients have recovered while 1.30 percent died so far since.