Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 531,799, death toll reaches 8,023

Source: Xinhua| 2021-01-24 20:12:13|Editor: huaxia

DHAKA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 473 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths on Sunday, bringing the tally to 531,799 and death toll to 8,023, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The official data showed that 14,169 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 476,413 including 514 new recoveries on Sunday, said the DGHS.

According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.51 percent and the current recovery rate is 89.59 percent.

Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of 64 deaths on June 30 last year. Enditem