Bangladesh today (08 July 2020) recorded 46 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 3,489 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 80,838 after another 2,736 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“Forty-six more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 2197,” 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, 72,134 as 3489 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 15,672 samples were tested at authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 46.96 percent of patients have recovered while 1.28 percent died so far