Bangladesh reports 6,028 new virus cases, deaths rise by 6913 April 2021
Bangladesh has registered 69 new fatalities from the coronavirus, taking the death toll to 9,891.
The caseload surged to 697,985 after 6,028 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 am Tuesday, according to data released by the government.
Another 4,853 people recovered from the illness through treatment at home and in hospital care, bringing the tally of recoveries to 585,966.
As many as 32,955 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 18.29 percent.
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 83.95 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.42 percent.