Virus deaths cross 600 with record 28 deaths in a day
Published : Saturday, 30 May, 2020 at 2:39 PM Count : 576
The death toll from novel coronavirus rose to 610 with 28 new in a single day in the country on Saturday.
Some 1,764 fresh confirmed cases were recorded during this period, taking the total tally to 44,608.
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), confirmed the matter in the daily online bulletin on the COVID-19 situation in the afternoon.
She said of the dead, 25 were male and three were female.
A total of 9,987 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. With this, total 2,97,054 samples have been tested till today in the country.
Besides, 360 more patients made recovery, Dr Nasima said adding that so far 9,375 people have recovered from the disease.
The number of globally confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 5,923,432 as of Saturday morning.