Bangladesh reports 3,956 new Covid cases, 60 deaths

Bangladesh has reported 3,956 new Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths, the highest daily death toll since May 4, taking the total tally to 837,247 and the toll to 13,282, according to health authorities on Wednesday.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) showed that 23,807 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh, Xinhua reported.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 773,752 including 2,679 new recoveries on Wednesday, said the DGHS.

According to the DGHS, the fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.59 per cent and the current recovery rate 92.42 per cent.