Bangladesh virus cases near 100,000 as new infections top 4000 in 24 hrs

Bangladesh on Wednesday saw the highest-ever jump in coronavirus cases in a single day again as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 4,008 new patients in the span of 24 hours, increasing the total number of cases to 98,489.

Additional directorate general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Nasima Sultana disclosed this during an online briefing on Wednesday.

She also said as many as 1,305 people have died of coronavirus while 98,489 people have been infected so far.

She added a total of 551,244 samples have been tested so far.