Bangladesh COVID-19 Cases Reach Nearly 134,000, Deaths Near 1,700

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Bangladesh reported over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total in the country to nearly 134,000.


Senior Health Ministry official Nasima Sultana said in a briefing Saturday afternoon that “3,504 new COVID-19 positive cases and 34 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.”

“The number of confirmed infections in the country totaled 133,978 while fatalities stood at 1,695,” she said.

According to the official, 15,157 samples were tested in the last 24 hours in labs across the country.

She said the total number of recovered patients in the country now stands at 54,318 including 1,185 on Saturday.

Bangladesh recorded highest 4,008 cases in a 24-hour period on June 17, and the highest 53 deaths of COVID-19 patients in a day on June 16.

(XINHUA)

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