Bangladesh confirmed 11 more fatalities from the COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the country’s death toll to 250.
Nasima Sultana, a senior Health Ministry official, told an online media briefing in Dhaka that “969 new COVID-19 positive cases and 11 deaths including seven men and four women were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.”
She said the number of confirmed infections in the country totaled 16,660 while fatalities stood at 250.
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Bangladesh recorded the highest 1,034 cases in a 24-hour period on Monday, followed by Tuesday’s 969 cases.
According to the official, 6,773 samples were tested in the last 24 hours in the labs across Bangladesh.
Also during the last 24 hours, Sultana said 245 more patients were released from hospitals and clinics, bringing the number of recovered patients in the country to 3,147.