Covid-19: Bangladesh reports lowest daily deaths in 4 months
20 more die, 2.8 lakh recover
Publish- October 03, 2020, 04:29 PM
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Update- October 03, 2020, 04:37 PM
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Bangladesh on Saturday reported 20 more deaths in 24 hours which is the lowest daily number of fatalities recorded in a day since May 28 when the country saw 15 deaths.
The total fatalities in the country now reached 5,325 while the mortality rate stands at 1.45 percent.
The confirmed coronavirus tally in Bangladesh reached 367,565 on Saturday, after health authorities recorded 1,182 cases in 24 hours.
The recovery rate, meanwhile, rose to 76.2 percent, a handout from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
During the period, 1,442 patients recovered, taking the number of total recoveries in Bangladesh to 280,069.
Since March, the country's RT-PCR labs have tested 19,79,805 samples – 9,554 in the last 24 hours – and 18.57 percent have turned out to be positive. The daily infection rate for Saturday was 12.37 percent.
Currently, there are 82,171 active cases in the country.
Bangladesh is seeing 2158.26 infections, 1,644.50 recoveries per million while 31.27 are dying against the same number.