Covid-19 deaths, infections again on the rise

Sun Online Desk

27th June, 2021 06:00:09 PM printer

Covid-19 deaths, infections again on the rise

Bangladesh on Sunday saw the highest-ever 119 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. 

Earlier on 19 April, the country witnessed 112 deaths from the viral disease in the wake of the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.

In the last 24 hours, Bangladesh also recorded 5,268 cases of new infections, taking the total number of people infected to 888,406.

A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the information on Sunday.

The release said some 3, 249 Covid-19 patients have recovered during the period. The total number of recoveries now stands at 8,04,103.

A total of 24,628 samples were tested across the country in 24 hours.