Virus deaths reach 3,983 in Bangladesh
Published : Monday, 24 August, 2020 at 3:32 PM Count : 1923
Forty-two more fatalities from coronavirus recorded in last 34 hours in Bangladesh, pushing the tally to 3,983.
On the other hand, 2,485 more virus cases have been reported, raising the total infection number to 2,97,083.
The recovery number reached 1,82,875 as 3,784 more patients recovered in the past 24 hours.
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confirmed the matter through a press release signed by Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of DGHS, on Sunday afternoon.
Total 13,675 samples have been collected in the last 24 hours where 13,382 have been tested.
Of the dead, 31 were male while 11 were female and 21 of them hailed from Dhaka, seven from Chattogram, six from Khulna, three from Rajshahi, two each from Rangpur and Mymensingh, and the rest one from Barishal division.