Six more died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, IEDCR said today.
This is the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 in a day so far in the country.
The death toll now stands at 27, Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research said during the briefing.
Ninety-four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected has reached 424.