Covid-19: Bangladesh sees rise in daily deaths

News Desk

Bangladesh logged 38 more coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning, taking the country’s fatalities to 12,348.The daily infection rate rose to 8.41% from Friday’s 7.22%, said the Directorate General of Health Services.
Meanwhile, 1,028 new cases were reported after testing 12,230 samples.
Bangladesh reported 26 deaths on Friday after logging around 30 deaths for consecutive four days.
The fatality rate rose to 1.57% after remaining static at 1.56% for six days.
The recovery rate stood at 92.65% as 759 people recovered in the last 24 hours. The overall recovery number is 729,798 till date.
Bangladesh has so far reported 787,726 coronavirus cases
The country has carried out 5,805,407 sample tests since reporting its first cases on March 8 last year and the first death on March 18, 2020.