Coronavirus deaths reach 4,281 in Bangladesh
Published : Monday, 31 August, 2020 at 3:33 PM Count : 1772
The country's virus death tally rose to 4,281 with 33 more fatalities.
Of the dead, 29 were male while four were female and 32 died at different hospitals and one at home.
Meanwhile, the number of cases stood at 3,12,996 after detecting 2,174 more coronavirus patients from12,454 samples.
Currently, the infection rate is 17.46 per cent.
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 Monday afternoon.
The DGHS also informed that in last 24 hours, 2,980 patients made recovery from the virus infection, taking the total recovery number to 2,04,887.
The present recovery rate rose to 65.46 per cent.
Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.