Bangladesh posts 1,847 new virus cases, deaths jump by 2821 November 2020 ONLINE DESK
Bangladesh has recorded 1,847 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 445,281.
The death toll climbed to 6,350 after 28 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Saturday, the government said in a statement.
The number of fresh recoveries outpaced active cases in the same period as another 1,921 patients recovered from the disease at home and in hospital care, bringing the total to 360,352.
As many as 12,643 samples were tested at 117 authorised labs in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 14.61 percent, according to data released by the health directorate.
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 80.93 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.43 percent.