Bangladesh today (19 June 2020) recorded 45 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the highest number of 2781 recoveries in a daily count.
“The death toll from the pandemic has climbed to 1,388 as 45 more COVID-19 patients died 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 42,945 after another 2781 patients, the highest in a single day, were discharged from the hospitals during the period.
Nasima said the tally of infections has surged to 1,05,535 after 3243 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
She also informed that a total of 15,045 samples were tested at the authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 40.69 percent of patients have recovered while 1.32 percent died so far.