Bangladesh on 30 June 2020 recorded 64 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the highest in a single day, and 3,682 fresh cases overnight.
The recovery count rose to 59,624 after another 1844 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a top health official said.
“Sixty-four more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 1,847,” 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 1,45,483 as 3,682 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours.
The health official also informed that a total of 18,426 samples were tested at the authorized laboratories across the country during the time.
Among the total infections, 40.98 percent of patients have recovered while 1.27 percent died so far