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Bangladesh records 9,369 new COVID-19 cases

01 Aug 2021, 13:44 GMT+10

DHAKA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 9,369 new COVID-19 cases and 218 more deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 1,249,484 and death toll at 20,685, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

The official data showed that 30,980 samples were tested in the last 24 hours as of 8:00 a.m. local time Saturday across Bangladesh.

The total number of recovered patients in the country stood at 1,078,212 including 14,017 new recoveries Saturday, said the DGHS.

According to the official data, the COVID-19 fatality rate in Bangladesh is now 1.66 percent and the current recovery rate is 86.29 percent.

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