Dhaka –The number of Covid-19 patients has increased to 38,292 in Bangladesh with 1,541 new cases of novel coronavirus reported in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
Twenty-two more people have been died during the period making the death toll from the virus that caused the Covid-19 disease to 544, said Nasima Sultana, additional director of the government’s health services directorate.
She said the current death rate from the virus is 1.42.
Sultana said the new infections were reported based on tests conducted on 8,015 samples in 48 labs during the last 24 hours.
She said 346 patients have recovered making the total number of patients recovered to 7,925.
The recovery rate is 20.7 percent in Bangladesh, she added.