Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 74 deaths

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 74 deaths

Medical services

Total fatalities climb to 9,521 as 74 new deaths recorded

With the coronavirus pandemic ripping through the country, Bangladesh has recorded the highest number of single day Covid-19 deaths, with 74 more people dying of the deadly disease in the last 24 hours.

With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities rose to 9,521 till Thursday morning.

Besides, the country logged more than 666,000 Covid-19 cases with 6,854 people testing positive in the 24-hour span. 

With the fresh infections, the number of total confirmed cases jumped to 666,132, according to the daily virus update released on Thursday afternoon by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The latest data also marked a jump in the seven-day moving average of coronavirus fatalities – 59.43 – from Wednesday's 57.29.