Dhaka, May 4 : Bangladesh on Monday reported a record daily jump of 688 new COVID-19 cases, taking its total to over 10,000.
Nasima Sultana, a senior Health Ministry official, told at a press conference on Monday that "688 new COVID-19 positive cases and 5 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh." "The total number of positive cases is now 10,143 and the death toll stands currently at 182," she added.
Bangladesh previously reported 665 cases in a 24-hour period on May 3. According to the official, 6,260 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh. (UNI)