Bangladesh logs 3,629 virus cases, 88 deaths in a day23 April 2021
Bangladesh has registered 88 new fatalities from the coronavirus in a day, taking the death toll to 10,869.
The caseload surged to 739,703 after 3,629 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8 am Friday, according to data released by the government.
Another 5,225 people recovered from the illness through treatment at home and in hospital care, bringing the tally of recoveries to 647,674.
As many as 25,896 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours, yielding a positivity rate of 14 percent
The latest official figures put the recovery rate at 87.56 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.47 percent.