Dhaka, Sep 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) Bangladesh reported 1,615 new Covid-19 cases and 21 fresh fatalities on Wednesday, pushing the tally to 342,671 and toll to 4,823, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
The official data showed that 13,360 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh, Xinhua news agency reported.
The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 247,969 including 2,375 new recoveries on Wednesday, said the DGHS.
According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.41 per cent and the current recovery rate is 72.36 per cent.
Bangladesh recorded the highest daily new cases of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of deaths of 64 on June 30.