42 more deaths a day
Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh yesterday recorded 42 more deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death tally to 2,751.
The health authorities reported 2,744 new cases after testing 12,050 samples in the period, taking the total cases to 213,254.
Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, came up with the disclosure at its daily health bulletin broadcast from Mohakhali.
The Health Ministry data show 1,805 patients have been cured from the infection, putting the total recovery to 117,202.
As the country has been recording a high number of Covid-19 cases in recent weeks, even after the number of tests had gone down, the government on Tuesday ordered its citizens to wear masks whenever they go out of homes to limit the transmission of coronavirus.