Bangladesh records 6,214 new COVID-19 cases, 134 more deaths
Dhaka — Bangladesh reported 6,214 new COVID-19 cases and 134 new deaths on Saturday, taking the tally to 936,256 and death toll to 14,912, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
The official data showed that 22,687 samples were tested in the last 24 hours as of 8:00 a.m. local time across Bangladesh.
The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 829,199, including 3,777 new recoveries on Saturday, said the DGHS.
According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.59 percent and the current recovery rate is 88.57 percent.
Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 8,822 on June 30 and the highest number of 143 deaths on July 1.