Bangladesh today (01 July 2020) recorded 41 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) overnight and 3,775 fresh cases.
The recovery count rose to 62,102 after another 2,484 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“Forty-one more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 1,888,” 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 1,49,258 as 3,775 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 17,875 samples were tested at 69 authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 41.61 percent of patients have recovered while 1.26 percent died so far.