Bangladesh recorded the highest deaths from COVID-19 in a single day as 28 deaths were recorded in last 24 hours bringing the tally to 480.
Another 1,532 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally of infections to 33,610.Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, currently serving as Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the information in the daily online health bulletin, held at the Management Information System (MIS) on Sunday afternoon.
In the last 24 hours, 47 coronavirus testing laboratories across the country, tested 8,908 samples, she added.
Some 415 more coronavirus infected patients were released from various hospitals after making full recovery from the extremely infectious disease in the past 24 hours, she said, adding that a total of 6,901 have returned to their homes after full recovery.
Bangladesh reported its first croronaviurs case on March 8 while first death on March 18.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.
The coronavirus of COVID-19 is affecting 212 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.