50 more die, 2,928 test positive, 1,914 recover in 24 hours

Published : 20 Jul 2020, 14:52

Sahos Desk

Bangladesh detected an additional 2,928 coronavirus patients in 24 hours on Monday, increasing the total number of infections to 207,453.

The country reported 50 new victims of death during the time, which raised the total number of deaths to 2,618.

Health authorities reported that an additional 1,546 people recovered from the disease every day, with a total of 113,558 recoveries.

Prof. Dr Nasima Sultana, Deputy Director-General of the Directorate-General for Health Services (DGHS), presented the information in his daily health bulletin.

Over the last 24 hours, 13,362 samples have been tested by 80 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country.

The detection rate for new patients on Monday was 21.91 per cent, while the overall infection rate since March 8 was 19.92 per cent.

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