Bangladesh reports 37 new virus deaths

Dhaka, Jun 24 (PTI) Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 37 new deaths due to the coronavirus, raising the country's toll to 1,582.

The caseload surged to 122,660 after 3,462 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the 24 hours, according to the health directorate.

Another 2,031 patients recovered from COVID-19 at home and in hospitals, Additional Director General Nasima Sultana said in a media briefing.

The rate of recovery from COVID-19 currently stands at 40.49 per cent, while the mortality rate is 1.29 per cent. PTI NSA