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Covid-19: Bangladesh records 2,666 new cases, 47 deaths

Bangladesh on Sunday saw the detection of another 2,666 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 1,83,795.

During the period the country registered death of 47 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 2,352.
Health authorities reported that another 5,580 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number of recoveries to 93,614.

Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the disclosure at its daily health bulletin.

In the last 24 hours, 77 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country tested 11,307 samples.

The detection rate of new patients on Friday has been recorded 24.11 percent while the overall rate of infection since March 8 is 19.54 percent.

Against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is 50.93 percent and the mortality rate is 1.28 percent in the country.

Dr Nasima highlighted that so far, 1860 male and 492 female died from the deadly disease.