DHAKA, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 2,828 more COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total in the country to over 60,000.
"A total of 30 deaths including 23 men and seven women were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 811," Nasima Sultana, a senior Health Ministry official, told an online media briefing in Dhaka.
"The number of confirmed infections in the country totaled 60,391 on Friday," she said.
Bangladesh recorded the highest daily cases of 2,911 on June 2.
According to the official, 14,088 samples were tested in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.
Also during the last 24 hours, 643 more patients were released from hospitals and clinics, bringing the number of recovered patients in the country to 12,804.