Publish: 02 Aug 2022, 07:31 pm
Bangladesh has recorded 387 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,005,993.
The death toll from the disease climbed by three in 24 hours to 29,295, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday.
As many as 5,015 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 7.72 percent.
Among the eight divisions, Dhaka logged the highest number of cases, with 243 infections.
Another 693 people recovered from the illness nationwide, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,944,114.
The latest figures put the recovery rate at 96.92 percent and the mortality rate at 1.46 percent.
Globally, over 578.28 million people have been infected by the coronavirus and 6.40 million have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
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