Bangladesh reports 55 more virus deaths, 2,738 new cases, 1,904 recover in 24 hours

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Bangladesh has registered 55 new fatalities from COVID-19 in a daily count, bringing the death toll to 2,052.

The number of total COVID-19 patients also surged to 1,62,417 to as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 2,738 new cases across the country during the same period.

In the last 24 hours, 1,904 patients recovered from the diseases, taking the total number of recoveries in the country to 72,625. Against the total number of detected cases, the recovery rate is above 44.72 percent.

A total of 13,988 samples were tested in 68 labs across the country in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima said.