Dhaka     Tuesday   11 August 2020

Bangladesh adds 3,288 new Covid-19 cases in a day, 29 deaths

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Published: 08:53, 4 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

A total of 29 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 1,997 in the country.

Besides, a total of 3,288 more people tested positive for Covid-19 over the same period, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 1,59,679.

Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the latest figures of deaths and infections in the daily online bulletin of DGHS on coronavirus situation in Dhaka on Saturday (July 4).

According to DGHS, a total of 70,121 individuals have recovered from the disease so far since Bangladesh recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 8.

“We've carried out tests on 14,727 samples collected from across the country and 3,288 more persons have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. The total number of infections has risen to 1,59,679” she said.