Bangladesh: 37 more die due to COVID-19 in 24 hours
Mumbai: Bangladesh witnessed the deaths of 37 people in the past 24 hours, media reports said.
The death toll due to the highly infectious disease in the south Asian country now stands at 2,275.
The caseload surged to 178,443 after 2,949 people tested positive for COVID-19 until 8am Friday, according to the health directorate, reports bdnews24.
The recovery tally also climbed to 86,406 with another 1,862 patients overcoming the disease at home and in hospital care in the same period, DGHS Additional Director General Nasima Sultana said in a media briefing as quoted by the news portal.