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POST TIME: 11 August, 2020 03:32:09 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 11 August, 2020 10:05:21 PM
Coronavirus: Bangladesh detects 2,996 new cases, 33 more die
UNB, Dhaka

Coronavirus: Bangladesh detects 2,996 new cases, 33 more die

Officially confirmed coronavirus cases in Bangladesh soared to 2,63,503 on Tuesday with the detection of 2,996 new cases in the last 24 hours until morning.

The health authorities also reported 33 deaths, taking the local tally to 3,471.

Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18.

Labs across the country have tested 12,27,988 samples so far -- 14,820 of them in the last 24 hours.

During this period, 1,535 patients recovered, pushing up the recovery number to 1,51,972.