Bangladesh reports 68 more Covid-19 cases

Published : 04 Jun 2023 10:07 PM

Bangladesh reported 68 more Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours till Sunday morning.

With the new numbers, the country's total caseload rose to 2,039,639, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,448 as no new fatalities were reported. The daily case test positivity increased to 7.64 percent from Saturday’s 6.11 percent as 892 samples were tested.

The recovery rate dropped to 98.37 percent. However, the death rate remained unchanged at 1.44 percent.

Bangladesh registered its highest daily caseload of 16,230 on July 28 in 2021 and highest number of 

fatalities of 264 on August 10 the same year.