Bangladesh's virus death toll rises to 3,234 with 50 fatalities
Published : Tuesday, 4 August, 2020 at 2:36 PM Count : 376
Fifty more people died of COVID-19 in Bangladesh in last 24 hours, pushing the total number to 3,234.
At the same time, the infection number reached 2,44,020 as 1,918 new positive cases were reported after testing 7712 samples.
Currently, the death rate is now stood at 1.33 per cent while the infection rate is 20.31 per cent.
Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), confirmed the figure at the daily health bulletin on Tuesday afternoon.
Some 1,955 virus patients made recovery in the past 24 hours, taking the total number to 1,39,860.
Globally, over 18.29 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus and 693,968 have died.