Covid-19 spike: Bangladesh reports highest single-day death toll of 119

A total of 119 people died of Covid-19 in the country in 24 hours (till 8am) today, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

This is by far the highest death toll in a single day in the country.

At the same time, 5,268 new Covid-19 cases were reported, taking the total number of people infected people to 888,406.

With this, a total of 14,172 people have lost their lives to the virus.