2020-06-20 14:56:35 BdST

BD reports 37 more deaths, 3,240 new cases

Bangladesh today confirmed 37 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 3,240 new cases of infection testing 14,031 samples in the last 24 hours.

With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 1,425 and the number of total infections stood at 108,775. 

Additional Director General of Health Directorate Professor Dr Nasima Sultana made the disclosure during a virtual briefing today.

"Some 13,779 samples were collected in last 24 hours and 14,031 were tested in 61 labs across the country. So far 596,579 samples have been tested," she added.

Besides, 1,048 patients have recovered during the time, increasing the tally to 43,993.

According to the latest data by DGHS, 40.44% coronavirus infected patients (both Symptomatic and Asymptomatic) have recovered and 1.31% died. However, the infection rate has been 23.09% today.

The virus has killed 462,905 people globally and infected 8,776,448. So far 4,640,220 people have recovered from the virus worldwide. 

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