DHAKA, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 1,586 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths on Friday, bringing its total tally to 396,413 with 5,761 deaths.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the total number of recovered patients reached 312,065, including 1,533 new recoveries on Friday.
Official data showed 14,119 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.
The COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh currently stands at 1.45 percent and the recovery rate at 78.72 percent, said the DGHS.
Bangladesh recorded the highest daily case spike of 4,019 on July 2 and the highest number of deaths of 64 on June 30.