Bangladesh's COVID-19 cases rise to 475,879, death toll reaches 6,807

2020-12-05 12:05:45 GMT2020-12-05 20:05:45(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

DHAKA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 1,888 new COVID-19 cases and 35 new deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 475,879 and death toll at 6,807, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The official data showed that 13,540 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 393,408 including 2,457 new recoveries on Saturday, said the DGHS.

According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.43 percent and the current recovery rate is 82.67 percent.

Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of deaths of 64 on June 30. Enditem