Dhaka: The death toll due to COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh has touched 3000, media reports said.
In the past 24 hours, the south Asian country registered 35 new fatalities, including 26 men and nine women.
The caseload surged to 229,185 after 2,960 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the same period, DGHS Additional Director General Nasima Sultana was quoted as saying by bdnews24.
Another 1,731 patients recovered from the disease through treatment at home and in hospital care, bringing the total to 127,414, according to government data, reported the news portal.
The recovery rate from the disease now stands at 55.59 percent.
The mortality rate is currently 1.31 percent.