Coronavirus: Bangladesh records highest 42 deaths in 24 hrs, 2,743 more test positive
Publish- June 07, 2020, 02:43 PM
Update- June 07, 2020, 03:18 PM
Bangladesh on Sunday saw the biggest daily jump in the number of coronavirus deaths as 42 patients died in the span of 24 hours, raising the death toll to 888.
In the meantime, further spike in COVID-19 cases was observed as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 2,743 new cases across the country during the same period, taking the total number to 65,769.
The detection rate of new patients on Saturday has been recorded at 20.88 percent.
Across the country 578 more patients made recovery, she said adding that so far 13,903 people have recovered from the disease.
Against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 21.14 percent and the mortality rate is 1.34 percent in the country.
“Among the dead, 35 were male and seven were female. Their age-based analysis says, one was aged between 21 and 30 years, seven were aged between 31 and 40 years, nine between 41 and 50, seven between 51 and 60, 14 between 61 and 70, three between 71 and 80 and one was aged between 91 and 100 years,” Dr Nasima said.
Twenty-seven patients died in Dhaka division, eight died in Chattogram division, two in Sylhet division, two in Rajshahi division, one in Mymensingh division, and two more died in Khulna division.